• Short Summary

    Good shots of American saloon cars in a "pothole rodeo" with riders on the roof, going up ramps, racing around the track.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location may be unclear / unknown.

    Michigan, United States of America / USA

    CU Car, pan to show man standing on platform on roof and holding onto rope. LS Man on top of car as it starts moving on the season's first Pothole Car Rodeo. LS Two cars coming towards camera with men standing on roof of each, cars go up ramp and over. LS Man standing at end of ramp as two cars come towards him, he ducks and the two cars go over the ramp. MS Crowd. LS Man standing on end of ramp, the two cars go towards him, he ducks and the cars go over him the wheels each side of him. LS Car coming towards ramp, goes up to it, flies through air and land on downward ramp. LS Three cars going along track, swerving across each other's path as they go along. LS Four cars coming towards camera and go over the ramps with two wheels still on the ground. Cars pulling up as they broadside into parking position, one car broadsides and by the time the car stops the driver is almost out of the car.

    Note: Date on original record: 28/09/1958. American commentary

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:46:00
    UN 3139 E

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