• Short Summary

    Sterling Moss escapes after a crash caused by steering failure during a motor race in Monza.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Monza. Moss's Narrow Escape".

    "The Race of Two Worlds", Monza, Italy. Stirling Moss escapes after a crash caused by steering failure in the Monza Grand Prix.

    SV Stirling Moss's specially built Maserati racing car being attended to in the pits before the race. CU Moss's name painted on the bonnet. CU Stirling Moss talking to mechanic. GV Moss's car being pushed out to the starting grid. SV Moss seated in cockpit.

    CU American driver seated in his car chewing gum. CU Driver adjusting his goggles just before the start. GV Field of cars get away come towards and past camera.

    LV Pan, rounding banked left hand Ivor Bueb in Jaguar followed by Mike Hawthorn and Moss. SV Jim Rathmann in his Zink Leader Special. GV Two cars flashing past down the straight. SV Bob Veith in Bowes Seal being challenged by Stirling Moss.

    GV Car flashing past barrier. SV Moss's smashed car lying beside the track. GV Skid marks left by Moss's car.

    LV Pan, No 5, Jim Rathmann leading Jim Bryan near the finish. SV J. Rathmann crosses the line, the winner. CU Rathmann with laurel round his neck surrounded by crowd at the end of the race.

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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:
    01:48:01:00 / 01:48:53:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    The race was called "The Race of Two Worlds", AKA 500 Miglia di Monza.

    The race was held on 29 June 1958.

    "Masserati" should read Maserati.

    "Bueb" is Ivor Bueb.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks for this.

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