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  • Short Summary

    Soap Box Derby in United States of America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Soap box derby - annual children's race competition for miniature cars in United States of America.

    Crowds enter stands. Masses of (full-sized) cars in car park. Small boys give last minute touches to their cars, very like pedal cars in appearance. Boys dressed in full racing outfit including overalls, helmets and goggles. Starter flags 3 cars off. Cars racing down hill. Finish of first race with cars flagged over the line as in a normal race. Camera follows cars down hill. The boy winner's face covered with dust and grime. He is presented with a trophy whilst his mother holds his arm in the air, signifying the winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2321.24
    Media URN:
    74727
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:47:00 / 02:00:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 1521 F

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