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  • Short Summary

    Lots of racing cars speed around the Brooklands track.

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    Full title reads: "Brooklands. The 'Schneider Trophy' of the Race Track. Over 40 cars from 'Baby' Austins to might Bentleys, provide orgy of speed in 500-mile race - run all out."

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Small cars (possibly 'Baby' Austins) race away from starting line. Various shots of cars speeding around Brooklands famous banked track.

    Shots of one of the (large) winning cars coming in. Reporters and cameramen gather around the car to speak to driver. MS of driver sitting on top of his car talking to reporters.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    869.12
    Media URN:
    12731
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:16:00 / 01:16:27:00
    Canister:
    31/80

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  1. roycousins says

    The BRDC 500-Mile Race on 3rd October 1931.

    The winners were Jack Dunfee and Cyril Paul in a Speed Six 6½-litre Bentley.

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  2. roycousins says

    The BRDC 500-Mile Race on 3rd October 1931.

    The winners were Jack Dunfee and Cyril Paul in a Speed Six 6½-litre Bentley.

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