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All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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504476_1_1
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Akron, Ohio, United States
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1971  (Actual Year)
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01:50:16 - 02:15:59
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
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Excellent raw footage of the 1971 All-American Soap Box Derby held at Derby Downs raceway, Akron, Ohio.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504476_1_2
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
01:50:16 - 01:53:14
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
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Master 1862 - Tape 1 Panning CU Rogers marching band snare drum being played by large young white female teenager, tilt up to rear view MS high school marching band performing during All-American Soap Box Derby parade, Akron, Ohio; note that all marchers wear matching white shirts & short pants. Great panning MS young black male teenager wearing black beret, thick glasses, sideburns, red marching uniform while marching w/ band, twirling mallets while playing marching bass drum, followed by drum corps. Panning MS actor LLOYD HAYNES riding in large green Chevrolet Impala Super Sport V8 convertible automobile, waving and passing grandstand & spectator stands. Panning MS/CU actor JAMES DRURY riding in large light blue Chevy Impala Super Sport convertible car, waving & smiling to crowd; note James Drury wears a bullet bandolier belt and holstered revolver, keeping in line w/ his "The Virginian" character. Panning MSs Apollo XII astronaut DICK GORDON JR. (Richard Francis Gordon, Jr.) riding in Chevy Impala Super Sport, waving to crowd, smiling; I may be wrong, but it seems Mr. Gordon has a pack of Winston cigarettes in his shirt pocket. Nice TLS white & black female teenage cheerleaders marching with pompoms, passing beneath Soap Box Derby finish line. Nice TLS high school marching band passing beneath finish line. TLS white boys wearing matching AASBD outfits while marching & carrying respective branch flags. Rear view traveling shots high school marching bands performing.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504476_1_3
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
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01:53:14 - 01:56:54
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Original Film:
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1862
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Master 1862 - Tape 1 Excellent TLS white boys and teenagers sitting or standing in stands, watching off-screen race, All-American Soap Box Derby, Akron, Ohio; the boys' heads turn in unison as off-screen racers pass. TLS soap box derby winners riding in open Chevrolet Impala Super Sport V8 convertible automobiles on parade route, waving to spectators as they pass, state troopers standing in FG; pan right to packed stands. MSs posted sign: "Finish Line." MS posted sign: "All-American Soap Box Derby." TLS soap box derby heat, race cars rolling down hill, crossing finish line, race judge waving checkered flag, spectators & journalists lining track. Panning 3/4 view TLS crowd in spectators stands. MSs young white boy being standing in winner's circle, middle-aged white male race official speaking into microphone, presenting trophy to boy.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Location:
504476_1_4
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
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01:56:54 - 01:59:08
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1862
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Master 1862 - Tape 1 MS white boy standing, admiring Alaskan totem pole & plaque display, Akron, Ohio. MS posted sign: "All-American Soap Box Derby, The Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the World"; pan right to Derby Downs sign on raceway facade. Panning TLS main entrance, signage, crowd, security outside Derby Downs. Shaky high angle tilting LS three car soap box race. TLSs electronic sign above crowd connoting winning car, position, and time. Nice cocked angle TLS three boxcars crossing finish line. TLS three boxcars crossing finish line, race official waving checkered flag.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Location:
504476_1_5
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
01:59:08 - 02:01:19
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Original Film:
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1862
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Master 1862 - Tape 1 Low angle LS All-American Soap Box Derby track bridge and empty racetrack, Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio; young white boy wearing red t-shirt, cuff-rolled blue jeans, and white sneakers literally marches from beneath bridge & toward camera, passing by. Panning low angle MS/TLS boy walking along empty racetrack, passing camera.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Location:
504476_1_6
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
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02:01:19 - 02:02:58
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Original Film:
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1862
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N/A
Master 1862 - Tape 2 Rear view high angle LS winning soap box car, drivers riding on float during post-event parade, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Rear view telephoto TLS/LSs winning boxcar drivers (three white boys) riding in open green Chevrolet Impala Super Sport V8 convertible w/ police escort during post-event parade. TLS electronic race board above crowd. Panning LS packed spectator stands near finish line and grandstand bridge. LS/TLS three soap box cars racing, crossing finish line. TLS electronic scoreboard connoting winning car, lane, and time. Tilting high angle LS three boxcars racing.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Location:
504476_1_7
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
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02:02:58 - 02:05:30
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Original Film:
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
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Master 1862 - Tape 2 Great TLS/MSs high school marching band drum corps comprised of African-American high school male teenagers wearing matching red berets & white uniforms while performing on marching snares & bass drums & cymbals, marching in syncopated cock-step during pre-race parade, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Low angle MS Akron Buchtel Griffins high school marching band performing, marching beneath finish line bridge. Panning TLS/MSs eternally-youthful DICK CLARK riding in open Chevrolet Impala Super Sport V8 convertible, waving to crowd. Panning MS middle school marching band performing, passing beneath finish line bridge. TLS majorettes approaching finish line bridge. Telephoto MS Chevrolet sign on finish line bridge, two older white men leaning over railing, tilt down to high school marching band performing, followed by girls holding "Firestone" banner. MS/TLSs actors LLOYD HAYNES and JAMES DRURY, and Apollo astronaut DICK GORDON JR. squeezing into soap box cars, having fun during pre-race festivities.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504476_1_8
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:05:30 - 02:09:02
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Original Film:
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
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Master 1862 - Tape 2 MS white boy sitting in Amarillo soap box car at starting line, race official taping number to back; pan left to Jaycees sponsored Cedarapids boxcar, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. MS Capital District Optimist Club of Albany, New York boxcar at starting line. Rear view LS three boxcars racing. Panning MS American legion Post 3 of Lincoln, Nebraska, boxcar starting soap box race against two other boxcars. Excellent panning TLS three boxcars racing, Newspaper Printing Corp from El Paso, Texas, in center lane-- lightning fast, shot at 16 fps. MSs white boy wearing striped red & black shirt & backwards baseball cap sitting in bleachers & talking w/ towheaded derby champion (unidentified white boy), press reporters & photographers standing in BG. LS three boxcars racing, nearing finish line. Excellent 3/4 view LS predominantly white crowd in spectator stands applauding, smiling, waving, turning heads. CU All-American Soap Box Derby seal on white racing helmet. TLS boxcars crossing finish line, Asian-American boy in FG watching, middle-aged white man smoking cigarette passing by. Slow motion panning MS white boys & middle-aged white men setting layback boxcars at starting line, boys squeezing into cars.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504476_1_9
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:09:02 - 02:14:06
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
N/A
Master 1862 - Tape 2 MS/TLSs actors LLOYD HAYNES and JAMES DRURY and Apollo astronaut DICK GORDON JR. sitting in soap box cars at starting line during pre-race festivities of All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio; gates are released and the men race down hill. TLS white boys getting into boxcars at starting line; MS race official kneeling beside Louisville Jaycees car, talking w/ driver, pan left to Jackson, TN boxcar; MS race official kneeling beside layback car, talking with white boy driver. 3/4 view TLS Derby sign on Derby Downs facade, American flags flying from atop wall; pan right to Downs sign. Cocked angle MS "Soap Box Derby, The Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the World" sign, pan right & zoom out to LS Derby Downs main entrance, facade, parking lot, crowds, police officers. Repeat latter shot. MCU Asian-American boy wearing race helmet, talking with cameraman on sideline.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
504476_1_10
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:14:06 - 02:15:59
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-073
N/A
Master 1862 - Tape 2 TLS electronic scoreboard connoting winning car, lane, and time, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Excellent low angle MS actor LORNE GREENE sporting muttonchop sideburns, scarf tied around neck, white dress shirt w/ butterfly collar, and light brown suit jacket while smiling, making faces into camera, shooting camera with finger-gun, standing beneath finish line bridge. Panning MS unidentified young black man walking across track, shaking hands with crowd. MS Lorne Greene talking with balding middle-aged white male race official, film cameraman walking with 16mm Arriflex package in BG; Lorne Green shakes hands w/ other middle-aged white men. Panning 3/4 view LS packed spectator stands, crowd waving & standing, trees in BG, American flags dotting scene. CU professional race car driver BOBBY UNSER talking, smiling with fellow driver, empty spectator stands in BG. Tilting high angle LS three boxcar racers competing. Panning TLS three boxcars crossing finish line almost simultaneously (tight, close race).