One Leap Ahead – A Jaguar Factory Tour In 1961

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One Leap Ahead is a short film produced by Jaguar Motors Ltd in 1961 to highlight their advanced production line, it focusses on the assembly of the iconic Jaguar Mark 2 and it’s fascinating to see a full automotive factory operating without a robot in sight. The Mark 2 with the 3.8 litre engine option…

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On Any Sunday T-Shirt by Iron & Resin

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On Any Sunday is a film that cannot be recommended highly enough, in fact if you haven’t seen it yet I’m going to point you in the direction of its IMDB page here. Californian clothing and lifestyle company Iron & Resin recently partnered with Bruce Brown Films to produce a line of gear for the…

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1964 Road America 500

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The Road America 500 was first held in 1950, and in 1951 it was added to the SCCA National Sports Car Championship. After the tragic spectator death at the 1952 Watkins Glen Grand Prix, racing on open roads became far less commonplace and the Road America race went into hiatus until 1955, when organisers opened…

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The 1958 Alpine Rally

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The Alpine Rally was characterised by its stunning views, tight mountain roads and cliffside driving that would make even the bravest of modern racing drivers reconsider their profession. The route of the rally made its way through some of the most famous mountain passes in Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland – covering hundreds of miles…

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1980 Indianapolis 500

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The 1980 Indianapolis 500 was a remarkable race for a few reasons, perhaps most notably for the extraordinary performance of Tom Sneva, who started the race dead last in 33rd place – before slowly working his way through the whole pack to 1st position. The race in commentated by Jackie Stewart, Chris Schenkel and Jim…

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Easy Rider Wallpapers

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There are few films that capture the independent spirit of the Americans better than Easy Rider, a 1969 cult classic starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson – with Phil Spector getting a look in too. I’ve had these images on file for a while and the 4th of July – American Independence Day…

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Supercharged: The Grand Prix Car – Documentary

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Supercharged: The Grand Prix Car is a slightly older documentary about some of the greatest years in Grand Prix racing – the 1924 to 1939 period. I don’t think any other era of motor racing has ever matched the sheer pace of innovation see in the pre-WWII years, and it’s unlikely that we’ll see anything…

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The Extraordinary Story of Captain Winkle Brown

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The story of Captain Eric Melrose “Winkle” Brown is one of the greatest WWII tales you’re every likely to come across. Many of us have seen dozens, perhaps even hundreds of documentaries about the Second World War, but this one is my favourite and I don’t think it’ll ever be usurped. It’s difficult to condense…

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Aston Martin at Le Mans – 1959

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Aston Martin at Le Mans is a 30 minute film covering the entry of the British marque at the 1959 Le Mans, lead by driver Stirling Moss. The racing effort in ’59 was entrusted to the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1, a car that had been introduced in 1956 and evolved in iterations until the end of…

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God Speed You! Black Emperor

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God Speed You! Black Emperor is a Japanese documentary from 1976, it follows the life and times of the Black Emperor motorcycle gang and the very beginning of the Bōsōzoku movement. The film is the work of acclaimed director Mitsuo Yanagimachi, in fact it was his first credit as director in a career that has…

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Evel Knievel Wide World Of Sport Special

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The Evel Knievel Wide World Of Sport Special is a documentary style film covering the life and times of one of America’s greatest stuntmen. Evel is still listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the survivor of “most bones broken in a lifetime” – he suffered 433 documented fractures over the course of…

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Graham Hill Describes A Lap Of Monaco

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At the time of writing we’re a few hours away from the start of the 2015 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix – a race considered by many to be the best of the year, which is oftentimes backed up by viewership figures which tend to be significantly higher than any other race. This clip was…

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