• Short Summary

    Fangio kidnapped & Cifuentes drives into crowd at Cuban Grad Prix.

  • Description

    Havana, Cuba.

    Title reads 'Incidents Mar Havana's Sports Show'.

    Various shots of cars in trial run, which is won by Argentinean racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio - No 2. SV. Fangio with pit attendants. Several shots of Fangio in suit talking to several people. CU. Fangio speaking. CU. Newspaper headlines 'Fangio Kidnapped'. He is kidnapped by the Cuban rebels and later released but unable to enter the race.

    GV. Cars on starting line. Various shots of the race. High angle shot of car skidding into crowd at 100 miles an hour, mowing down dozens of spectators. BV. Police running towards accident location. High angle shot of driver Armando Garcia Cifuentes being dragged from wreckage with serious injuries. LS. Crowd, some running about.


    Date found in the old record - 29/02/1958.

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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:
    01:18:15:00 / 01:19:32:00
    UN 3061 G

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