Ulster TT race

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Details

Location

Newtownards

Year

1936

Source

Irish Film Archive

Format

35mm, film, intertitles

black and white

Length

01min 07sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

British Movietone News, Irish Film Archive

Rights Holder

British Movietone News

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

This film was recorded in 1936, the first time that women drivers took part in the International Tourist Trophy Motor Race. One of the cars crashed in Newtownards killing eight spectators.

Notes

Title sourced from the Irish Film Archive 

Shot List

Start of race. Cars on road. Pit stop. Aerial view of race. Aftermath of Chamber's car No 31 crash - six killed. View of damaged car and man being helped into ambulance. Winner with wreath.

Credits

Reported by Alan Howland

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