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Racing Women Take Up Speed Challenge

Series

Series Name
British Movietone Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
96
Date Released
30 Nov 1931
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Big Race Determines Sweep Fortunes
  2. 2Racing Women Take Up Speed Challenge
  3. 3Sydney Bridge Now Ready for Opening
  4. 4Dartmouth Cadets Muster for Awards

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Racing Women at Brooklands. DESCRIPTION: Miss Barbara Cartland organises Brooklands races to prove feminine skill on the track. Sub 1. The winners - Princess George Imeretinsky and Lady de Clifford. SHOTLIST: Close shot of women drivers with Miss Cartland speaking. Close shot of start with the women driving. Elevated shot of cars on track. CU of hands of women at wheel. Elevated shot of race. Close shot of woman re-fuelling at track station. Ground shot of cars. Sub 1. Close shot of women seated on car. Close shot of winners. Speaking to camera and being clapped. Close shot of women powdering her nose in car.
Keywords
Sport; Vehicles; Motor racing; Aristocracy; Writers
Footage sources
Movietone
Card file number
1530
Length of story (in feet)
150
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