STK-ID 12538

Two shots of man working on race car engine. Shots of mechanics testing, assembling racing car in garage. MS of driver in helmet and goggles piloting racing car along cinder track. Shots of racing cars being brought to track on special trailers. MS of starter droping flag at start of race, racing cars whizzing past him and camera down track. MS of cars rounding turn, speeding towards camera. Various shots of cars racing. Shots of cars racing by, PAN to starter waving checkered flag at end of race. PAN left from pits and mechanics to starter dropping flag, bleachers across track visible in background. Shot of winner stepping out of car, shaking hands. MS of starter dropping flag, cars speeding past camera, spectators lining track. Shot of cars racing around turn. Shot of winner of race, people crowding around him. CU of face of driver. MS of jeep towing car down track. Three men chatting around grimy driver while mechanics check car, work on wheel mechanism, check tires. Various shots of race. Cars are midget racers.


Excerpt from
Hot Rods
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio