• Short Summary

    Raymond Mays takes the new BRM racing car out for a run.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Turns Out The Super Car".

    Folkingham aerodrome, Lincolnshire.

    MV Towards mechanics pushing new BRM racing car from shed. MV Elevated car being pushed towards. It stops and Raymond Mays in cockpit poses for cameras. SV Mays in cockpit. Mechanics giving car final polish. CU Mays in cockpit.

    LV Towards and pan car moves forward onto track. CU Lord Howe looking on. LV Towards Mays driving car round track. LV Pan towards round track. LV Pan Mays driving car. SV Elevated travel shot Mays driving car. He turns right out of screen. CU Travel shot Mays in car. SV Front view travel shot Mays driving car. LV Towards and pan Mays brings car to standstill. Woman walks forwards and speaks to Mays.

    CU Lord Howe. MV Mays in cockpit of car, surrounded by crowd. CU Mays sitting in cockpit of car. He gets out of car. MV People looking on. CU Raymond Mays. CU Mays talking. "I am sure we can rely on the magnificent support from all the Trust, in the future as in the past, as obviously we cannot get on without them and I do know that all at Bourne will do their very best to make a success of the car and endeavour to uphold British prestige throughout the world.'

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:14:10:00

Comments (1)

  1. JohnB64 says

    This is the unveiling of the B.R.M. to the press on 15th December 1949.

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