Detail

Title ID 5343Collection ID699
Title[Stock Car Racing at Arlington]
Date1961
CollectionLinehan Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life Leisure
KeywordsAccidents Boats Cars Children Parks Motor Vehicles Racing Urban Areas
Location
LocalArlington Hailsham Bognor Regis (?)
RegionalEast Sussex West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn J. Linehan
CameraJohn J. Linehan
FormatColour Silent
Duration00:04:20:09
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A family outing to Arlington Raceway to watch a Stock Car race. The stadium is packed with spectators as the cars do laps of the track. The film-maker captures several spectacular crashes, as drivers abandon their upturned cars on the track. The film also includes a short scene of a mother and two boys on a residential street and on the motor boats at Hotham Park (?).

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