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  • Short Summary

    Drivers push the speed limit at the car race at Brooklands.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brooklands - THE THRILL OF SPEED! - Attracts thousands of famous race track who saw John Cobb break lap record at 139.71 m.p.h."

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Various shots of the cars racing along the race track, crowds watching. One driver pushing his car through the crowd - probably out of race. More shots of the race. Winner drives slowly off course at the end of race. He wears the goggles and is quite dirty. Winner, all cleaned up and refreshed sitting in his car and talking to camera. Several women behind the car cheer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    779.34
    Media URN:
    8615
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:28:00 / 01:59:06:00
    Canister:
    34/28

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  1. roycousins says

    Easter Monday 2nd April 1934.

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