• Short Summary

    Rothwell and Shankland win East African 'Safari' - toughest rally race so far.

  • Description

    East Africa.

    GV. Peugeot car No 12 going past camera on dusty road. GV. Pan, Volkswagen No 17 going past. GV. Car coming down hill and taking hairpin bend. GV. Car goes past camera. GV. Mini No 45 going past camera. GV. Volkswagen No 17 going very slowly through deep puddle. GV. Citroen No 22 going through the puddle. GV. Saab No 65 going past camera. GV. Toyota No 25 going past camera. GV. Car going slowly through trees, Ford Cortina No 8. GV. Peugeot No 36 going past camera. GV. Saab No 9, going past camera. GV. Cortina No 80 of Vic Preston and Bob Gerrish arriving at Nairobi, Kenya. This is the first car home. GV. Datsun No 6 going through deep puddle. GV. Cortina No 37 going past camera. GV. Zodiac No 4 going past camera. GV. Car going past camera. GV. Peugeot No 15 arriving at Nairobi driven by Robert (Bert) Shankland and Chris Rothwell, the eventual winners. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Rothwell and Shankland standing on their car.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:52:00 / 01:40:44:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Rothwell" is Chris Rothwell.

    "Shanklin" should read Shankland (Bert Shankland).

    "Cortina No. 80" is the car of Vic Preston and Bob Gerrish.

    Shankland and Rothwell's car is a Peugeot 404.

  2. British Pathé says


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