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Motorfilms Quarterly Volume 14: DWPDVD3014

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  • High Speed - The 1952 Motor Sporting Season     (27:47)

     

    A very rare mystery film recording an unusually broad selection of that season’s motor sporting activity, including - amongst other delights - outrageous coverage of a Brands Hatch 500cc race, a from-the-cockpit lap of Boreham in a works Aston Martin DB3, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and behind-the-scenes visits to Cooper Cars at Surbiton and to Mike and Leslie Hawthorn’s TT Garage in Farnham.

    The ‘Prince Bira Project’ - Exclusive     (4:31)

     

    A sneak preview of a project on which David Weguelin has been working for only 30 years. Very much still ‘work in progress’ but here’s your chance to view extracts from a unique 1976 interview with ‘B. Bira’ in Bangkok, and another with ‘Lofty’ England discussing the role played by ‘Bira’s' mentor, cousin, car owner and racing manager of the White Mouse Stable, Prince Chula Chakrabongse.

    An Audience with W.B. - Part Two - MFQ Exclusive Interview     (7:23)

     

    The great William Boddy - legendary long-term Editor of ‘Motor Sport’ magazine - continues his memories of Brooklands and his stewardship of the magazine in the run-up to World War II.

    Acropolis Rally 1960 - The Rootes Group     (20:18)

     

    Rare colour film of this famously tough event won by Schock and Moll for Mercedes-Benz. See Peter Harper and his Rootes Group team-mates shine in their Sunbeam Rapiers, early International rallying by the then-new BMC Minis, and rough-road antics by Volvo, Porsche and even Chevrolet Corvette - all culminating in some hairy aerodrome racing in the final flat-out half-hour ‘blind’ at Tatoi. World-class rallying as it was...

    The Charge of the Fright Brigade - 1967 BRSCC Racing Season - David Roscoe     (23:55)

     

    Another of enthusiast movie maker David Roscoe’s highly entertaining British Racing & Sports Car Club films made for their annual midnight filmshow. Jewel in the crown amongst hilarious club racing coverage is this film’s very rare footage of the 1967 World Championship-deciding BOAC 1,000 at Brands Hatch - Ferrari P4s versus Porsche’s finest, described by Doug Nye as the greatest -ever British sports car race...

     

    Total Running Time 1 Hour 30 Minutes approximately