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  • Short Summary

    Major Segrave, driving a Sunbeam, wins the Grand Prix for Britain.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Grand Prix. Most coveted of motor racing honours won for Britain by Major Segrave in a Sunbeam. France.

    L/S as the cars race past the crowds and stir up dust, various shots as they round the corner. M/S as they race past the stand. C/U of Major Segrave and his co-driver sat in the car smiling. M/S as the Major walks along with a bouquet of flowers. He drinks wine under a Sunbeam sign, a man pours him another glass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    310.12
    Media URN:
    23858
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:43:00 / 01:17:17:00
    Canister:
    G 995

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race was held on 2 July 1923. The location is Tours, France.

    "Major Segrave" is Major Henry Segrave.

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