• Short Summary

    Von Trips dies in a crash in the Italian Formula One Grand Prix. Phil Hill wins race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Monza. Tragedy In Grand Prix".

    Monza, Italy. Racing driver Wolfgang Von Trips dies in a crash in the Italian Formula One Grand Prix.

    SV the three Ferrari cars being pushed towards camera. No 4. the car driven by Von Trips is in front (Von Trips is not in the car). GV the pits. SV Von Trips car. CU Von Trips talking to officials. SV mechanics around other cars. CU Stirling Moss and Bruce McLaren. CU Innes Ireland. CU Phil Hill seated in his Ferrari pan down to show the No 2 on his car.

    GV the cars on the grid Von Trips is in the front rank on right of picture. GV as the cars move away for the start of the race. LV the cars coming round the bend into straight camera pans with them. GV cars going into bend. GV pan cars coming along banked section of the track. LV cars coming out of the banked section onto the straight, GV cars coming down straight with Hill in second place just behind Car. No 6. GV cars going past camera. SV Ditto.

    GV Hill now in the lead going into bend followed by car No 6. GV Hill followed by other car going along the banked section. LV Hill coming in towards the finishing line he finishes SV crowds around Hill, CU Hill with laurels round his neck and holding the world Championship trophy.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1736.14
    Media URN:
    53879
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:59:00 / 01:26:21:00
    Canister:
    61/74

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The tragedy occurred on 10 September 1961.

    A mixture of "von Tripps" and "von Trips" is used throughout the shots list, the correct version is von Trips.

    "Bruce Maclaren" should read Bruce McLaren.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for pointing these out.

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