All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971
Akron, Ohio, United States
02:05:30 - 02:09:02
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.