• Short Summary

    A tourist film about Northern Ireland

  • Description

    A British Travel Assoc. Film Produced by British Pathe. Commentary by Viscount Bangor.

    Ships moving in Belfast docks. WS countryside and city. Parliament building (?) shots. Racing cars drive through city for the Ulster T.T. races. The cars arrive at the race track and are prepared for the race, in the packed stands a man holds out a Union Jack flag to start the race. Stirling Moss gets into his Jaguar and pulls away. It is a running start. As the race progresses through the countryside we see Reg Parnell driving an Aston Martin. A lot of pit stop activity with Peter Collins driving an Aston Martin 2nd to Moss. Moss breaks down and at the end of the race he is seen congratulating Collins who won.
    A saloon car drives through the mountainous Ulster country side at a sedate speed. Countryside scenics, ploughing by horse etc., and distant shot of Armagh. Town street scenes, the Protestant Cathedral, the Observatory, the catholic Cathedral, FARMHOUSES AND PICTURESQUE SMALL FARMS. A man is fly fishing in a river with stone bridge in BG. Tourist at the local inn. Car driving along rocky coastal road and the famous rope bridge across sea inlet.
    The Maze Race course in County Down. Crowds, Bookies, Grand stand with four Union Jacks flying and a horse race. Motor cycles are being pushed by contestants from six countries. They are racing 350 cc followed by 250 cc bikes. Shots of the race and pit stops and the winner of the 350 cc is Ken Munford (sp)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2283.03
    Media URN:
    74580
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:53:00 / 01:23:06:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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