- Title: CF1027
1956. Vs passenger airplanes taxi on airport runway inc BOAC, pan across parked planes, ha shot of people disembarking jet plane, Sunbeam Rapier car past camera, car takes exit on roundabout, Sunbeam Rapier drives up ramp into hold of plane followed by Bentley, ground crew close doors of hold, jet plane takes off, AA sign in France reading REMEMBER TO KEEP TO THE RIGHT.
Ha shot over left bonnet of car showing car wheels turning, car along road in France, people on bicycles.
Great POV shot from car as it enters and exits road tunnel in Paris, cars drive along road with Notre Dame in bg, Sunbeam Rapier / car drives past Notre Dame, ws Notre Dame seen through trees, great shot of car parked on Champs Elysees, woman in lovely 50s knit top and full skirt gets out of car and decides with man where to take photograph - great typical tourists in Paris shot, couple get back into car, traffic policeman, great shots of busy traffic in Paris.
Sunbeam Rapier car drives along country road, traffic policeman waves Sunbeam Rapier through entirely empty road, pan along riverfront buildings, pan up Cathedral, la POV from left bonnet of car showing road, POV from car driving through snow / blizzard on forest road, car stops at summit of Col De La Faucille in French Alps, good long POV shots along road with snow banked on either side.
Ws seaside town on French Riviera, Sunbeam Rapier / car parks on cliff top, man and woman get out of car and take in the view. ms Monte Carlo, vs Monte Carlo from high road, Sunbeam Rapier car drive along road, ha shot of car driving to front of Hotel Metropole, man and woman welcomed to hotel, man and woman up steps of church, woman covers her head with headscarf, man and woman chat to traffic policeman, vs streets of Monte Carlo, ms front of Cathedral, woman gets out of car and runs up Cathedral steps.
Sunbeam Rapier car along road with sign reading FRONTIERE and arrow, group of road signs on pole, cars stop at frontier with Italy, Sunbeam Rapier car passes sign reading ITALIA, traffic policeman gestures and blows whistle, great POV shot from car driving along rural coast road, into town with Shell garage, along street, POV shot from car as it enters roundabout in Milan, good shots of busy traffic past Milan cathedral, POV from car as it drives down Milan street, POV shot along empty autostrada / motorway, POV from car along rural coast road with town in distance, man in busy street holds poster behind his back reading MILLE MIGLIA, ha pan over street busy with cars and people, ms competing car with number on side, woman and man greet woman and man tourists (she in perfect 50s outfit and straw basket), people milling about, tourist woman shakes hands with man, excited people and children in crowd, tourist woman wearing sunglasses combs her hair, ms STIRLING MOSS smiles, Stirling Moss covers his face with his hands in shyness then recovers and chats to tourist man and woman, Italian racing drivers sign autographs. Commentary says "because we were in Italy there were prizes for the pretty ladies whether they could drive or not". Woman admires scarf gift and two men admire it when she slips it around her shoulders.
Ext huge scoreboard for Mille Miglia car race, vs crowds waiting behind barrier, crowds thronging around racing car being pushed into position, man paints number on side of car, Jaguar car drives toward camera, driver and navigator talk to race official with clipboard, vs racing cars being viewed, two men look under bonnet of Sunbeam Rapier, watching crowds, man waves flag as car passes, great POV shot from car as it passes watching crowd, crowd parts as car drives through them, great shot of Stirling Moss looking at pin up girls in magazine then turning to smile to camera, he makes 'hot stuff' shaking hand gesture.
Pan across crowd comprising mainly schoolboys, crowd milling across road / course. Ms man and woman walk with umbrella up along road, vs people with raised umbrellas walk along road, wait for cars to pass, crowd with umbrellas wait in the rain, ambulance past, car with headlights on around coast road corner in rain, car with damaged right front wing along course, crowds watch sports car race past protected only by straw bales, excited crowd wave off a driver, ms Volkswagen car races past in rain, car speeds around bends in road, cu car races past camera on wet road, fast tracking shot along road shot from car, Aston Martin speeds past sign reading 57 kilometres to Bologna.
Ms rain drops hitting puddles on road, man walks along road in rain with raised umbrella, vs sports cars race by, crowd rushes to road edge to watch car pass, vs cars along course / road, Sunbeam Rapier slows down as it passes race officials, car with gull wing doors open, Eugenio Castellotti finishes race in Ferrari, vs Ferrari past, Peter Collins from Britain comes in second, vs Sunbeam Rapier races past.
Great POV shot from car driving along coast road in Italy, pan across sea front as Sunbeam Rapier car drives past, lovely POV along road flanked by trees, man and woman sit at cafe table and look at map, waitress brings icecream sundaes to table, man and woman eat icecreams and nod and smile to each other - romance, Sunbeam Rapier car drives away from tiny petrol station in Italian town, vs car through little town, POV shot from car as it speeds along road passing cows, POV shots from car along alpine road with snow-covered mountains in bg, POV shot from left bonnet as car along road, ms car drives along winding road, POV tracking shot from car of valley town with snowy mountains in bg, POV shot of car driving into Innsbruck, Austria, great shots of city as car along.
POV shot from car along road flanked by houses, ms car drives past houses in alpine village, great POV shot from car as it travels along completely empty autobahn / motorway. POV from car as it crosses bridge and drives along road in Heidelberg. Ms car drives along road by the side of the Rhine. Car parked on side of river, man and woman walk across gangplank on to floating / boat restaurant. Couple drink tea at table while watching huge barges past, man and woman walk up steps underneath sign reading AUF WIEDERSEHN. Great POV shot from car along empty rural road at dusk, railings in front of sea, POV from car at dusk as it drives into seaside town.
- Keywords:HOLIDAY, TOURISM, CONTINENTAL TRAVEL, MOTORING, FRANCE, ITALY, AUSTRIA, LEISURE, CAR RACING, MILLE MIGLIA
- Master Title:CF1027