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Racing Women Take Up Speed Challenge


Series Name
British Movietone Gazette


Issue No.
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 No. within this Issue
2 / 4
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.
Sport; Vehicles; Motor racing; Aristocracy; Writers
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