• Short Summary

    Ferraris win the 1962 Le Mans 24 hour race. France.

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    1-2-3 Ferrari. Le Mans 24 hour race in France.

    L/S Elevated, flag is dropped for the start, and drivers run for their cars. Zoom in, clock at 4 o'clock. L/S Cars getting away for the start. L/S As they go under the Dunlop Bridge. L/S Cars coming past camera. M/S As they go round a bend in the track. L/S Pan, car No. 44 taking a bend at speed. M/S Pan, Ferrari No.6. driven by Hill and Gendebien going past. L/S Cars coming off of sandpit after running into it, swerves across the track almost taking another car with it and in actual fact another car skids into the sandpit and the driver starts to dig it out.

    M/S Other cars continuing the race. M/S As the driver tries to get his car out of the sand. L/S As he succeeds and gets back into the race. L/S Other cars racing. L/S The cars racing at night. L/S zoom into M/S a car piled up against the post. L/S Pan, cars racing past other cars which have crashed in a wooded area. M/S The crashed cars. L/S Pan, car No.53. a Panhard going into the pits. L/S As the car pulls up in the pits. M/S Pan, the second driver jumps into the car. L/S As the car gets back into the race.

    L/S Pan, car 19 going round the bend. M/S Pan, car 53 going into the same bend. L/S Cars racing towards and past camera. L/S Pan, car No.6. coming in to win. M/S The flag being dropped. M/S No.6 coming into the pits. M/S Pan, car 53 coming into the pits. M/S The two drivers of car 53. M/S The race winners, Gendebien on the left and Phil Hill on the right waving bouquets.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:42:00 / 01:48:53:00

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