• Short Summary

    Ten U.K. and ten U.S. cars race from Edinburgh to Goodwood - performance, not speed wins.

  • Description

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    GV vintage cars lined up at Edinburgh Castle. SV car No 4, 1914 Mercer Raceabout (U.S.car). CU pan, from foot on accelerator (outside body) pan to man at wheel, also showing round windscreen attached to steering column. Car No 4, CU radiator of car No 2 Vauxhall 1914, pan up showing large headlamps and pointed bonnet. SV driver starting up. Car No 1 Ford 1906. Driver walks round side of car and gets into seat. CU radiator and headlamps of British car No 3, Rolls Royce 1910. SV U.S. car No 3, Lozier 1913. CU driver of the Rolls Royce shaking hands with Lord Provost. SV crowds watching. STV Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Sir James Miller, lowers flag for start, pan to car No 1, Ford 1906 (U.S.) driving away. LV crowd applauding. SV pan, U.S. car No 2, Stanley Steamer 1906 driving away. STV Rolls Royce No 3, driving away. LV cars driving along country road towards camera. SV rounding bend of road showing sign post North Berwick. BV and CU pan, travel shot, Stanley Steamer. BV old cars chugging along road.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    182.09
    Media URN:
    29871
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:31:39:00
    Canister:
    54/70

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