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  • Short Summary

    Castellotti looking delighted walking along surrounded by people, cars streaking past.

  • Description

    Brescia, Italy.

    Documentation on file regarding Mille Miglia.

    Various shots, crowds with umbrellas up. MS. Two men, one holding chequered flag. LS. The finishing line, with cameramen, etc. Various shots, cars streaking past. MS. Crowd. MS. into C.U. Eugenio Castellotti looking delighted (the winner) walking along surrounded by people, and being greeted by a man. Elevated, car coming in. MS. Castellotti being presented with bunch of flowers. Elevated, another car coming in. Various shots, Castellotti. Various shots, at night, cars streaking past on a wet road. MS. Crowd of men walking along with a driver.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2818.15
    Media URN:
    82392
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:28:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 2841 G

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The race began on 29 April 1956, though this clip shows the end of the race on 30 April.

    Amongst the identifiable cars are;

    At 00:16 is Paola Lena in an Alfa Romeo 1900.

    At 00:22 is Harald von Saucken in a Porsche 356 Speedster.

    At 00:27 car 548 is Eugenio Castellotti, (the winner), in his Ferrari 290 MM.

    At 00:53 car 229 is an MG A driven by Peter Scott-Russell.

    At 01:16 car 227 is an MG A driven by Nancy Mitchell.

    At 01:28 car 551 is a Ferrari 860 Monza driven by Peter Collins.

    At 01:32 car 504 is a Mercedes-Benz 300SL driven by Paul von Metternich.

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  2. jamied says

    CORRECTION: Those dates at the top of my last comment should read 28 and 29 April 1956, respectively.

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