• Short Summary

    Motor race which includes the fatal crash of Ray Keech, Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

  • Description

    Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

    Full titles read: "Speed's Toll ! - Ray Keech (America's famous racing motorist) crashes fatally in track race."

    C/U of Ray Keech sitting in motor car smiling. Several shots of a motor race underway. L/S of of a one car appearing (it's not very clear) to collide with another and bursting into flames. M/S of the mangled wreckage of Keech's car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.16
    Media URN:
    35981
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1929
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:42:00 / 01:21:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1620

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Altoonia" should read Altoona.

    The event was the Altoona 200-mile Race.

    The date of the event was June 15 1929.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for bringing the rather obvious spelling mistake to our attention - we've corrected this now. Apologies to all residents of Altoona, Pennsylvania!

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