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    North West London Car Club v Chelmsford Police car rally.

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    Chelmsford, Essex.

    LS. Cars, and people, gathered at Chelmsford for start of car rally - two clubs competing North West London Car Club and Chelmsford Police Car Club. People milling around, cars parked, mainly vintage cars, with people working on them. MS. Car backing out of archway & general view of cars parked. MS. Car passing camera. LS. Tracking shot, back of car passing and front view. MS. Man laying pole in road, car backing over it and standing pole upright. MS. Onlookers. MS. Sports car performing. MS. Onlookers. MS. Racing car. MS. Time keeper. MS. Saloon. CU. Saloon passing camera. CU. Rear view, saloon passing camera & front view. MS. Racing car crossing line. MS. Onlookers. MS. Sports car. MCU. Onlookers. MS. Sports car.


    Date found in the old record - 08/05/1949.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:08:00 / 01:38:39:00
    UN 2174 B

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  1. Unknown user says

    The car seen at 00:13, (Reg. No. MG 7553), is an Austin 7 Special. Incidentally, this car is still running in 2012.

    The car at 00:44, (Reg. No. LVW 991), is an MG TC and was, (or had been), an Essex police car.

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  2. Thegrowler says

    Filmed at the Essex Police Headquarters in Springfield, including outside a house called “The Hutch” in New Court Road.

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