• Short Summary

    National speed trials at Brighton front.

  • Description

    Brighton, East Sussex.

    GV. Cars on the promenade at start of the National speed trials at Brighton front, & SV. GV. Two cars start the timed run along Madeira Drive - cars compete in pairs. GV. Two cars coming along towards camera. GV. Another two cars starting the run. GV. Cars coming towards and past the camera. GV. People watching. SV. Wrecked car of Mrs Vivienne Lewis in the children's playground - she crashed her car and died in accident. SV. Pan, the burnt out wreckage. SV. Mr Sydney Allard in his dragster, followed by one of the American dragsters. SV. People watching. GV. One of the American dragsters pushed by a truck to give it a start. GV. People watching. GV. One of the American dragster start off in a cloud of smoke. GV. Dragster passes camera at very high speed. GV. Mr Sydney Allard pulling his dragster into curb. SV. Allard getting out of the dragster. SV. The dragster. GV. One of the American dragsters starting off in a cloud of smoke. GV. The dragster coming towards camera with its parachute break in use. SV. People watching. GV. One of the dragsters going away from camera in a cloud of smoke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1774.21
    Media URN:
    54798
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:27:00 / 01:26:50:00
    Canister:
    63/76

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