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All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Location:
504492_1_1
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:16:10 - 02:43:21
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
Master 1862 - Tape 2 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:
504492_1_2
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:16:10 - 02:19:39
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
Traveling MS white boy inspecting Elk's Lodge of Santa Ana, CA, soap box car, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Rear view MS white men lifting & taking away purple torpedo-shaped boxcar, carrying it through crowd. Rear view traveling shot white boy wearing red & black striped shirt & cuffed blue jeans while walking through crowd comprised mostly of boxcar drivers outside Derby Downs; kid walks against the flow of traffic, one inattentive fella getting in cameraman's way. Nice rear view TLS/LS boy walking, then running along broken traffic line, empty racetrack. MS boy walking across frame. Panning MS boy's feet as he walks along broken yellow line, tilt up to rear view TLS boy walking, empty racetrack. LS boy walking from Top Side entrance gate, through empty parking lot, toward camera.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_3
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:19:39 - 02:22:26
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Original Film:
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
Rear view TLSs white boy wearing striped red & black shirt with cuffed blue jeans walking onto starting line, passing beneath gate, traveling onto empty racetrack, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Nice high angle LS boy sitting in empty bleachers, post-event garbage (debris, refuse) littering stands. Panning MS/TLS boy walking to starting line, kneeling down into crouch, then pretending to be a boxcar racer, taking off running down empty racetrack. MS Soap Box Derby sign on overhanging gate, tilt down to boy walking to cam, passing. H/a MS standing on littered bleachers, then walking out of frame. Tilting h/a LS boy walking along empty racetrack, empty bleachers lining track.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_4
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:22:26 - 02:26:06
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
TLS three soap box racers lined up at starting line, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. MS young white men stopping boxcar racer after race, white boy getting out; pan left with white male teenager running with race official. Panning high angle LSs soap box race heats, as viewed from crowded spectator stands. Slow motion TLS young white male drivers leading boxcars to starting line, middle-aged white male race officials in accompaniment. Slow motion MS race official waving blue starting flag, tilt down to boxcars being released, brakes then being raised for next competitors. Repeat. MS race officials fastening white boy into St. Joseph (MO) Jaycees layback boxcar, pan left to race officials with Tidewater Norfolk (VA) layback boxcar; MS steely-eyed box in layback car, pre-race; panning TLS race start. Panning MSs white boys getting into boxcars at starting line, race officials offering assistance. Rear view LS three boxcars hitting 700' line, nearing finish line, passing beneath bridge.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_5
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:26:06 - 02:29:49
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
Shaky TLS spectators watching race, heads turning with passing race cars, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Slow motion TLS judge waving starting flag. TLS race official assisting driver into Lubbock (TX) layback boxcar, pan right to Poughkeepsie (NY) Jaycees car, pan right to driver squeezing into torpedo-shaped car. Rear view LSs boxcars passing 700' line, then crossing finish line, judge waving checkered flag. Slow motion TLS race officials assisting drivers into layback soap box car at starting line. Panning TLS three boxcars racing, crossing finish line. Low angle TLS race officials watching from bridge marked by "All-American Soap Box Derby" & "Chevrolet" signs, tilt down & pan w/ soap box racers competing, crossing finish line. MS white boy watching soap box car race, head turning w/ passing cars.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_6
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:29:49 - 02:33:33
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Original Film:
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
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.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_7
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:33:33 - 02:36:08
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
TLS layback boxcar racing, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. MSs judge holding checkered flag at finish line (no waving). High angle MSs actor LORNE GREENE shaking hands with race officials, walking up steps to grandstand, chatting with police officer. High angle MSs unidentified black man (Vida Blue?) signing autographs, walking up stairs, flashing peace sign to camera. Tilting high angle LS three boxcars driven by LLOYD HAYNES, DICK GORDON JR. and JAMES DRURY racing from starting line. MS/CUs actor Lloyd Haynes and Apollo astronaut Dick Gordon Jr. standing on platform, being given awards by race official wearing bright red suit jacket; the men are joined by actor James Drury. Slow motion rear view TLS race judge waving green start flag at finish line. Slow motion MS/TLS race judge waving checkered flag at finish line as boxcars cross.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_8
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:36:08 - 02:38:54
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Original Film:
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1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
High angle LS African-American drum corps marching, performing during pre-race festivities, All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. H/a LS high school marching band performing. H/a TLS/MS eternally-young DICK CLARK riding in Chevrolet Impala Super Sport convertible car, waving -- even offering his trademark salute-- to crowd. High angle MS Junior Miss beauty queen riding in open Chevy convertible, waving to crowd. H/a TLS actor LORNE GREENE riding in open Chevy convertible, waving to crowd, wiping sweat from brow, flashing peace symbol. H/a LS leggy high school marching band performing in parade, followed by Central Hower High banner carriers. H/a TLS Linda's Lassies of Elyria, Ohio. High angle TLSs actor LLOYD HAYNES riding in Chevy Impala convertible, waving to crowd. Rear view TLS Apollo astronaut DICK GORDON JR. riding in Chevy Impala convertible, waving to crowd.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

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Audio:
Location:
504492_1_9
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:38:54 - 02:41:46
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Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
LS three soap box cars racing, crossing finish line, competing in All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio. Panning TLSs white boy wearing red shirt, cuffed blue jeans while walking past red, white, and blue painted picket fence, heading toward Top Side service pits, cars passing in FG. LS/TLS main entrance to Top Side, cars passing through gates. High angle LS boxcar drivers marching, carrying flags noting their local affiliation. Panning LS/TLSs boxcars racing, competing, crossing finish line.

All-American Soap Box Derby, 1971

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
504492_1_10
No
Akron, Ohio, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1971  (Actual Year)
Color
02:41:46 - 02:43:21
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1862
HFR-ARL-16-074
N/A
Tilting high angle LSs boxcars racing, competing in All-American Soap Box Derby, Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio.