• Short Summary

    British competitors make their way south from Glasgow through icy weather.

  • Description

    Scotland - Dover.

    LV. Car No 146 waiting for the start signal at Glasgow at night for the start of Monte Carlo Rally (thousand mile car race) (title super over). SCU. Leonard Potter and Michael Awson in Sunbeam Talbot. LV. Car No 146 drives away from starting point. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Car No 154 a Ford, waiting to start. LV. Towards, car No 154 driving away. CU. Woman lowering starting flag. TV. Car No 151 with Wilbert Todd and Brian McCaldin driving away. CU. Sign post: "Kilmarnock" at night. Travel shot, through town following rally cars. Another travel shot following rally cars through town. Travel shot, early morning along icy road and partly snow-covered fields. CU. Sign post "Carlisle - 81/2 : London - 3081/2". SV. Towards and pan, car No 149 with John Young and John Coombs speeding along. Travel shot, countryside. LV. Rally cars driving over bridge. Travel shot, countryside. Travel shot along road. One car overtakes camera car. SV. Group of men on roadside watching as cars pass. LV. Towards and pan, car No 191 Zodiac, with Maurice Davis and Norman Taylor in, driving around bend of ice-covered road. Travel shot, along roadway. Travel shot as car No 188 overtakes camera car. GV. Crowds and cars coming at Dover. SV. First car to arrive at Dover is car No 146. SCU. Another car arriving. GV. Crowds assembling around cars. CU. Mechanic lifting bonnet of car and checking seal on engine. Angle shot, sign 'Welcome to S.S. Lord Warden, and Good Luck'. TV. Rally car driving onto the ferry boat. SC. Car No 208 driving onto the ferry boat. TV. Cars driving in ferry boat.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene A.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:46:00 / 01:07:29:00

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