• Mar 10 2008

    Film “1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    This newsreel highlights the 1936 George Vanderbilt Cup Race held at the new Roosevelt Raceway on Long Island. The race was held on October 12, 1936 and was won by the Italian ace driver Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo. (1 comments)


  • Mar 10 2008

    Newsreel “1915 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

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  • Mar 10 2008

    Film: “1914 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    The Vanderbilt Cup Race was held for the first time on the West Coast on public roads in Santa Monica, California in 1914. The actual race was captured as the backdrop for a Mack Sennett slapstick Keystone film "Mabel at the Wheel" later called "Hot Finish" starring Mabel Normand, Ben Turpin, (0 comments)


  • Mar 10 2008

    Film “Vanderbilt Cup Race Courses: Then &Now”

    This brief film shows the dramatic changes on Long Island over the last 100 years comparing sections of the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses (1904-1910) to recent views. (3 comments)


  • Mar 10 2008

    Film “The 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    The 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race was one of the most exciting sporting events of its era- drawing over 200,000 spectators to Long Island. This rare film shows the race action among the French, Italian, German and American cars at the grandstand on Jericho Turnpike in Westbury and the Hairpin Turn at Wheatley (6 comments)


  • Mar 04 2008

    Film “1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    In one of the earliest sports films ever made, the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race action was captured by cameramen G.W. Bitzer and A.E. Weed of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company in Westbury and Plainedge. (0 comments)




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