• Short Summary

    British contestants leave London airport for Monte Carlo rally.

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    London Airport.

    GV. The rally cars gathered at the Excelsior Hotel, London Airport. GV. Cars. SV. The M. G. Midget car No 108 driven by John Sprinzel and Attis Krualis. CU. Sprinzel. SV. Car No 96 driven by Howard Power and Denzil Price, with one of the drivers cleaning the windscreen. CU. The man cleaning the windscreen. SV. Men working on car engines. SCU. Simo Lampinen standing by car. SV. Rosemary Smith seated in car No 107. GV. The first car away from the start which is a Ford Cortina Mk I driven by Roger Clark and Brian Melia. SV. Car No 77 starting. Rover 2000 driven by Tony Costello and Gerald Cooper. GV. Mini No 81 driven by Frederick Rogers and John Hood leaving the start. GV. Pan, Mini No 104 with Leslie Brook and Mark Ridout going past camera. SV. Pan, Rosemary Smith and Valerie Domleo going past in their Imp. GV. Pan, car No 109, Triumph 2000, Jean Jacques Thuner and John Gretener going past camera. GV. Pan, car No 113 a Volvo with Graham Warner and William Stiers, going past camera. They have 1800 miles to the finish.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:12:00 / 01:24:14:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "B Melia" mentioned on Para 2 Line 7 is Brian Melia. Their car is a Ford Cortina Mk I.

    Para 2, Line 8, "Tony Costella" should read Tony Costello.

    "Car No. 109" - it's a Triumph 2000.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks for those!

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