• Short Summary

    Scarfiotti and Bandini win Le Mans 24 hour car race - first six cars are Ferraris.

  • Description

    Le Mans, France.

    GV. Elevated, as drivers run to their cars for the start of the international 24-hour car endurance race at Le Mans. LV. Ferrari No 10 gets away in the start. GV. As the cars go under the Dunlop Bridge. GV. Cars coming towards camera. LV. Pan, the Rover B.R.M. going round the corner. GV. Cars going away from camera. LV. Group of cars come towards and past camera led by Ferrari No 22. LV. Pan, car No 11, Ferrari, going at speed. GV. Cars coming towards camera. LV. Pan, Car No 7, an Aston Martin, at speed along a straight. LV. Car No 31, an M.G.B. hits a sand pile and comes to rest - it is now getting quite dark. LV. The driver is kneeling by the track, other cars come round the bend and he has to get out of the way fast. LV. Pan, car No 44, a Deep Sanderson, being pushed off the track. LV. Pan, car No 23 Ferrari, driving with lights on. GV. Cars coming towards camera with lights on. SV. Man asleep in hammock as dawn breaks. GV. Cars coming along the track in daylight. SV. Pan car No 23, Ferrari driven by John Surtees again. LV. Pan, car No 15, Jaguar, with its front wheel smashed. LV. Pan, the Rover B.R.M. SV. Pan, car No 21, the eventual winner, goes round bend. GV. Cars going round the bend. CU. Stirling Moss watching the race. LV. Pan as car No 21 comes in to win. LV. Ferrari crosses the line. CU. The winning drivers, Scarfiotti and Lorenzo Bandini.

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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:
    01:40:40:00 / 01:41:48:00

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