• Short Summary

    Teenager Bob Virgil wins a $2,000 college scholarship in a Soapbox Derby.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SOAP-BOX [sic] STAKES".

    Accron Airport, United States of America.

    Various shots of teenagers competing in the Soapbox Derby in home made racing cars. A huge crowd watches. Bob Holmes and Alan Cloy race neck and neck, then crash into each other but neither is hurt.

    In the final heat Dick Ballard and Bob Virgil come down the course. Virgil wins and we see him being congratulated by two men. He won a $2,000 college scholarship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1346.10
    Media URN:
    44404
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:45:00 / 01:14:31:00
    Canister:
    42/98

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