• Short Summary

    Peter Collins wins the twisting 670 mile Sicily racing car race against strong competition.

  • Description

    Sicily, Italy.

    The 670 mile long Tour of Sicily race in progress. CU. Pan, racing car No 331 just going away with Eugenio Castellotti in it. LV. Flashing numbers - this is night time as previous. SCU. Pan as car No 337 leaves with Peter Collins driving it. SCU. Daytime, car No 331, travel shot. LTV. Towards and pan, racing car coming down road, cannot see number. SV. Pan, car No 337, Collins. TLV. Car racing along road, cannot read number. TLV. Racing car being chased by what looks like saloon type car. The two go round two bends. TLV. Racing in progress. SV. Towards and pan, car number 335 goes by. LV. Towards and pan, car number 335, & LV. Both these scenes have bails of straw in the foreground. LV. Towards, car number 337 Collins. LV. Car coming into finish in main street of town of Palermo. SCU. A driver being kissed by a woman - possibly Taruffi. He was the one who thought he had won and had not. LV. Car No 337 just coming in. SCU. Collins taking off his hat. SV. Crowds in street looking on. SCU. Collins having laurels put over him.

    (Lavender.) (Orig "C")

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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:
    01:49:06:00 / 01:50:15:00

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