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  • Short Summary

    Racing cars speed round the track at over 100 mph watched by crowds at Brooklands.

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    Item title reads - A Motoring Holiday.....Two Views! Huge crowds at Brooklands see cars race at over 100 miles per hour.

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    L/S from above of the racing cars with lots of people stood round them. M/S as one is pushed forward and it drives away with smoke coming out of the back. Various shots of the cars racing round the track. M/S as they speed towards the finish line.

    Intertitle - '... whilst motorcycle enthusiasts on London to Land's End Run, negotiate the 1 in 4 gradient of Beggar's Roost Hill.'

    M/S as one man chugs up the hill in a motorcycle and sidecar. M/S as another one tries to manoeuvre around and nearly runs into the back of another competitor. M/S as the next one comes through. M/S as one crashes into the side of the hill, everyone runs out of the way as smoke comes out of the back. M/S as another drives through quite successfully.

    Note: there is a shorter version of this story on *PM0302* - EB 2001.

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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:
    01:40:04:00 / 01:41:50:00
    G 969

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