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  • Short Summary

    Three rally checkpoints in the mountains, one at night.

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    Unissued / unused material - date and location may be unclear / unknown.

    Unspecified mountain location.

    CU Roadsign "1960 Rallye Monte Carlo" pointing direction of services. MS and CU Night scene at a checkpoint, a rally official flags down the cars by a "Stop" sign, at night. Various shots, rally cars at the checkpoint at night, drivers check their engines and fill up with petrol, etc. Various shots, inside the checkpoint building, drivers enter and have their papers stamped by an official. LS Rally cars drive off into the night. MS White mini No 263 pulls in, fills up quickly and departs. MS Another driver runs into the checkpoint with his papers, gets them stamped and runs out again. Night tracking shots, following one of the rally cars on a mountain road.

    Various shots, a car going through a checkpoint in a small town. Night shots, rally cars passing through checkpoint on mountain road. An official hands in a small card to each driver. MS Sign: Controle de Passage. Red Mini No. 284 pulls in and tops up the engine.

    Various shots, at another checkpoint on a wide valley road beside a bridge, drivers jump out to stamp their papers. High shot, looking down into mountain pass, pan to alpine road and rally car passing.

    Cataloguer's Note: This item and the others covering the 1960 Monte Carlo rally focus on particular drivers and cars but there is no information on file to say who they are. However, it does build to give a feeling of what it was like to take part in the adventure.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:22:00 / 02:00:27:00
    UN 3963 A

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