All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971
Akron, Ohio, United States
02:29:49 - 02:33:33
MS/TLS large middle-aged white man wearing ugly green suit jacket while standing on platform, singing "Star Spangled Banner" at All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. MS three young white United States Marine Corps (U.S.M.C.) sergeants wearing Dress B uniforms saluting, then taking charge of flagpole cords. High angle LS/TLS actor LLOYD HAYNES, and Apollo astronaut DICK GORDON JR. riding on flatbed of Chevy truck with race officials, waving to crowd. H/a TLSs Dick Gordon Jr. & Lloyd Haynes standing on flatbed with soap box car & race official wearing bright red suit jacket, photographers standing around, taking pix; actor JAMES DRURY (smoking cigarette, bullet bandolier belt around waist) joins the men for award presentation. Tilting high angle LS three boxcars racing from startling line. MSs Miss America PHYLLIS GEORGE wearing smart white shirt w/ ruffled sleeves, red pleated dress while standing on platform & waving green flag near finish line, pan right to LS boxcars racing down hill, crossing finish line. MS James Drury, Lloyd Haynes, Dock Gordon Jr. joking around, holding race awards.