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    Record breaking speeds achieved at motor car race.

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    Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey.

    Title: "Record Speed in 200 Miles Light Car Race. The fastest and longest event ever decided in the Country".

    Panning shot along a row of racing cars at the start of a race. M/S, looking through some sort of gate, of the row of cars, the drivers are getting into their seats. L/S of the start of the start - cars race past the camera.

    Panning L/S following the cars racing around a track. L/S of the cars racing around the curved track. Various panning L/S of the cars racing around the track. Panning shot following the cars as they come to the end of the race, a race official jumps out into the track and waves his arms - appears to be signalling to them.

    C/U of the winning driver sitting in his car, another man in goggles sits next to him, lots of well-wishers crowd around to congratulate the winner.

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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:
    01:46:34:00 / 01:47:52:00
    G 1123

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Junior Car Club 200-Mile Race on 20th September 1924.

    Won by No.12 Kenelm Lee Guinness in a Darracq, with his team mates No.15 George Duller second and No.14 Henry Segrave third.

    00:30 - No.10 Leon Cushman's Bugatti T22 and No.5 J.Hall's Aston Martin.
    00:44 - No.2 Maurice Harvey's Alvis 12/50 is passed by team mate No.3 Frank Halford's Alvis 12/50.
    00:53 - No.37 G. Norris's Morgan-Blackburne is overtaken by No.28 George Newman's Horstman 12/30.
    01:03 - the three Darracqs finish together.
    01:12 - the winner, K.L.Guinness, behind the wheel of his Darracq.

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