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  • Short Summary

    Motor racing from Libya.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tripoli Grand Prix"

    Tripoli, Libya.

    VS of motorcars racing around the Tripoli circuit. Lots of palm trees line the course. The winning car is waved over the line. VS of large crowd in grandstand. MS of winner with trophy.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 37/41.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2741.10
    Media URN:
    80733
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:50:00 / 01:14:32:00
    Canister:
    37/41 / UNI GAZ ROLL 50

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  1. roycousins says

    Tripoli Grand Prix at the Mellaha circuit on 9th May 1937.

    Won by Hermann Lang in a Mercedes W125.
    Lang is seen in the final shot, with the second place Auto Union driver, Bernd Rosemeyer on the right.

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