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    Footage of the Milie Miglia car race in Italy.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Milie Miglia car race.

    Elevated pan over the town of Brescia, from which the race started. Pan to starting point of race with sprinkling of people gathered round. Various shots of cars starting. L/S bridge over the Po River. C/U signpost - 'Ferrara'. L/S cars travelling over bridge at night. L/S people watching from girders of bridge. L/S cars going over bridge by day. L/S car driving along. M/S car driving along. M/S of cars taking sharp bend. M/S of timekeepers. Various more shots of the race in progress. Shots of the cars crossing the finish line at night.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:16:00 / 01:21:34:00
    UN 2250 G

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  1. Unknown user says

    The race took place on 23-24 April 1950.

    The first car seen, at 00:10, number 650, is a Ferrari 166MM driven by Umberto Marzotto.

    At 00:17 is number 711, another Ferrari 166MM, driven by Giovanni Bracco.

    Next up, at 00:20, is car 723, a Healey Silverstone driven by Donald Healey.

    At 00:22 the number 729 car is a Jaguar XK120 driven by Clemente Biondetti.

    At 00:25, number 730 is the Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 of Juan Manuel Fangio.

    At 00:40 is another Alfa Romeo 6C 2500, this one driven by Franco Rol.

    At 00:41, number 728 is a Ferrari 275S Barchetta, driver Alberto Ascari.

    At 00:43, No. 733 is Dorino Serafini in a Ferrari 195S.

    At 00:48, car 735 is Leslie Johnson in a Jaguar XK120.

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  2. Unknown user says

    At 01:07, car 731 is Luigi Villoresi in a Ferrari 275S Barchetta.

    At 01:18, car 657 is Pietro Palmieri in a Maserati A6GCS, (the eventual winner).

    At 01:26, car 135 is the historic Jaguar XK120 with Reg. No. JWK 651.

    At 01:37, car 721 is a Healey Silverstone.

    At 02:06, car 232 is Patriarca Berlinetta driven by Sesto Leonardi.

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