STK-ID 41193

Sequence of shots on car race, racing cars moving past camera, lining up at start mark, moving off in a cloud of dust and exhaust fumes. Several shots of race, large number of cars, inordinate amount of smoke, dust. View of cars making pit stops. Shot of crowd gathered around a car that went off the track. Closer shot of car driving back onto track - two drivers. Shot of car coasting to a stop with left front wheel half off the axle, co-driver falling out of car onto the track but is missed by trailing cars. Shot of crowd, overturned car. Jerky PAN of crowd in stands, cars making pit stop, overturned car. Shot of winner of race wearing a large crown. HAMLS of several cars, vintage 1918, driving along hairpin curve in front of a riverside building, river and freighter in background, driving up hill on which camera is situated and driving past camera. Cut to several cars driving past camera on unbelievably rough, rutted dirt road.


Excerpt from
United States of America (USA)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080