STK-ID 12539

Two shots of race cars being towed along track, being transported. Shots of mechanics working on cars. MS of car doing test run on track while other cars are being readied, empty bleachers in background. MS of race, cars tearing around curve in clouds of dust, speeding past camera, spectators lining track. Shots of spectators lining track, of people crowding around driver in racing car as he stops. MS of men pushing cars into their allotted spaces in line-up of cars. Shot of mechanic putting up number 30 on white frame wall under clock. Shots of race, mechanics watching in foreground. Shots of mechanics working on cars, spectators watching race. Shots of man taking tickets as people pass through gate, of large field serving as parking lot, of race in progress. Cars are midget racers.


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