• Short Summary

    Good footage of glorious vintage and veteran cars in an RAC jubilee show in Regent's Park.

  • Description

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

    Regent's Park, London - 6 September 1947.

    Various shots of a vintage / veteran car show - Concours D'Elegance Car Show - held in Regent's Park to mark the Jubilee of the Royal Automobile Club (RAC).

    General view of the scene showing cars and visitors. C/Us of several cars including a 1911 Swift with two elegantly dressed woman at the wheel, a De Dion Quad 1899 model, a De Dion Bouton 1902 being pushed by two men, a Daimler 1897, a Spyker 1904, an Arrol Johnston 1902. Most of the cars are seen driving along.

    Shot of lady's legs, tilt up to show the rest of Elizabeth Allan, film star, seated at judging table. A Swift 1911 is pushed along. C/U of a small girl playing in the sand. C/U of Lord and Lady Howe, two of the judges. M/S of unidentified male judge.

    M/S of spectators. C/U of a small boy studying a programme. M/S a Rolls Royce 1930 model. M/S of a boy being pulled along in a toy car. M/S a 1934 Lagonda M45 T7 Tourer. M/S a Frazer Nash BMW 1939 model going past (I want this one!).

    C/U Chief Constable of Lancashire. C/U Right Honourable Lord Brabazon of Tara. Several shots of modern cars: Triumph 1946, Alvis 1947, Armstrong Siddeley 1947, Allard P1 1947, Rolls Royce 1946. C/U Mr K Petre. C/U winners receiving prizes from Lady Howe.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:38:00 / 01:44:35:00
    UN 1800 F

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  1. Unknown user says

    The event was held on 6 September 1947.

    The car described as a "Lagonda 1934" is a 1934 Lagonda M45 T7 Tourer.

    The Allard shown is an Allard P1.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks. We've added these to our description.

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  3. Unknown user says

    CORRECTION: The Allard in this clip is not, as previously stated, an Allard P1. There are, however, three Allard cars visible during the clip.

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