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  • Argyllshire


  • Sporting activities
  • Transport


  • Amateur


  • 1950s

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Title: rest AND BE thankful HILL CLIMB 1950

Reference number: 2120

Date: 1950

Director: [possibly filmed by P.F. Carmichael]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.38 mins

Description: The rest And Be thankful Hill Climb of 1950, organised by the Royal Scottish Automobile Club. Featuring general views of the race and presentation of the trophy to the winner.

See also refs. 2119, 2121, 2122 and 3206.

Shotlist: title (0.04); General views of preparations for the race at the foot of the rest-and-be-thankful. There appears to be a press conference (?) or an outline of the rules of the race (?) at the Royal Scottish Automobile Club's 'Control' hut (1.10); General views of the competitors in vintage racing and sports cars during the race, shot from several camera positions close to the road. One car has to be pushed over the finish line after a breakdown. Gvs finish line. Includes shots of crowds of spectators gathered on surrounding hillside (6.31); Presentation of trophy to the winner END (6.38)

[Please note actual speed is 16fps. Overall running time at 18fps is 9.16 mins]