• Short Summary

    Kenyans Hillyar and Aird win East African Safari car rally.

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    Nairobi, Africa.

    General view of street scene in Nairobi. C/U sign, "17th East African Safari". M/S of President Kenyatta arriving for the starting ceremony of the car rally, accompanied by officials. Competitors Pat Moss Carlsson and Susan Seigle are wished good luck by crowd.

    President Kenyatta waves a flag to set off the first car - a Ford driven by (white) Kenyans Robin Hillyar and Jock Aird. One of the drivers of car 2 gets into their seat; name on side of car is 'Soderstrom and Palm'. This car starts off in race. Pat Moss Carlson and co-driver are seen sitting in their car and moving off in the race. More shots of drivers starting off, including Tony Ford and Lofty Drews in No. 11.

    Several shots of cars travelling through the streets of Nairobi and on into the countryside. People line the route. C/U of sign reading 'Caution: Game'. Wild deer and giraffes are seen in fields. M/S of African children clapping. M/S of African man waving hat.

    M/S of policeman on duty in Nairobi directing traffic. Crowd of people waiting for cars to arrive back. The winning car arrives back in Nairobi - No. 1, driven by Hillyar and Aird. M/S of smashed wing on No. 1. M/S of drivers names on side of car. M/S of the two drivers standing in front of car.

    Note: mute colour version of this story exists - see 69/31 A (Selected Originals).

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:41:00 / 01:43:34:00

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