Dec 18 2015

Film of the Week: British Movietone- The 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race

The archives of British Movietone have posted this 54-second news clip of the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race.


Howard Kroplick



Link to 47 films and videos on the Vanderbilt Cup Races

The 1936 course at Roosevelt Raceway. Note: The Merrick Avenue Motor Parkway Bridge can be seen at the upper right corner.

Tazio Nuvolari driving the winning #8 Alfa Romero.


Dec 21 2015 Tom Gibson 11:24 PM

I’ll take a Manhattan in Nuvlolari’s “small cocktail cup”, please. British Pathé News is another great source to mine for old newsreels.

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