• Short Summary

    Girl daredevil Elfreda May drives her car through a solid wooden board.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Whizz bang! Meet another daredevil from the "States" who'll try anything once - it must be the climate ...".

    United States of America.

    M/S of "girl daredevil" Elfreda May sitting in her racing car. She says "For the benefit of those who are superstitious this is my 13th crash through a 1 inch solid board wall".

    L/S of Elfreda driving her car into a solid wooden board and out the other side at a racing track. A crowd watches from the spectator stand.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1626.02
    Media URN:
    51851
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:33:00 / 01:03:00:00
    Canister:
    PSP 830

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Elfreda May" in text and tags should read Elfrieda Mais.

    Sadly, she was killed shortly after this footage was taken, on 27 September 1934, when a stunt went wrong.

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