• Short Summary

    American stunt drivers give Parisians their first taste of Stock Car Race thrills.

  • Description

    Buffalo Sports Ground, Paris, France.

    SV start of American stock car race. LV cars racing round track. SV pan, cars overtaking one that appears to be already in trouble. LV two cars colliding on bend. LV pan car sandwiched between two others is forced off course. SV car skidding all over track. SV car No 36 hits drums lining course and finishes up the wrong way round. LV a triple collision. SV pan, car No 55 racing strongly. SV car approaching bend. LV three cars taking bend together. They hit a rolling drum and all three collide. SV pan, two cars racing neck and neck. SV two cars collide. One is forced off course and chases attendants. SV car colliding and is forced the wrong way round. SV winner crossing line. LV cars crossing line, one overturns.

    (F.G.) (Orig "I")

    Note: This is the first time that the sport was performed in Europe by a team of American stunt drivers and one Frenchman.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    78.32
    Media URN:
    49990
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:10:00 / 01:51:55:00
    Canister:
    53/36

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