Detail

Title ID 1418Collection ID275
Title[Brooklands and Crystal Palace Car Racing]
Date1930; 28 June 1938
CollectionH A Voss
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeTransport
KeywordsBuildings Cars Leisure Time Activities Motor Vehicles Racing Sport
Location
LocalWeybridge Crystal Palace
RegionalSurrey Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionH A Voss
CameraH A Voss
Format16mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration8 min. 3 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Film from 1930 shows crowds milling around Brooklands racing track before a race. This is followed by footage from the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace in 1938, filmed from the stands. The film ends with shots of the Crystal Palace grounds, where a tower is visible in the background, the only part of the Palace then standing after a fire in 1936.