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#1 Gary C

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 20:44

.............I've now been asked by two different people (one of whom is our esteemed Barry Boor) what film it was that aired today before qualifying on Sky F1 of the 1964 European Grand Prix. Unfortunately I was at work and didn't see it, but I'm thinking it may have been the BP film 'The Time Between' that chronicles both the French and European GP's, duration is 40 minutes. Does anyone know?

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#2 LittleChris

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 23:56

Didn't see it today , but from your description I think you're right Gary.

http://www.dukevideo...x-1964-DVD.aspx



#3 Barry Boor

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 06:22

Reading the info on the link that Chris has posted, I think that is correct. The clincher was the mention of the Hill-Rudd discussion.

Strange through that the French race on that dvd is in black & white while the British race is in colour.

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 09:55

.............I've now been asked by two different people (one of whom is our esteemed Barry Boor) what film it was that aired today before qualifying on Sky F1 of the 1964 European Grand Prix. Unfortunately I was at work and didn't see it, but I'm thinking it may have been the BP film 'The Time Between' that chronicles both the French and European GP's, duration is 40 minutes. Does anyone know?

I don't know if there was more than one historic film on Sky, but the film I saw was about Brands Hatch, and centred on the 1964 Grand Prix. I don't recall any French GP in the film I saw. It was a BP film. Hope this helps.
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#5 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 10:10

Sky has been showing a number of such films from the fifties / sixties over the past week, including the 1950 British GP, 1956 Season Review, 1958 British GP and a 1963 interview with Stirling Moss.

#6 Gary C

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 17:13

'I don't recall any French GP in the film I saw. It was a BP film. Hope this helps.'
Well....................perhaps they only used the European GP/Brands Hatch section of the video ??

#7 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 18:44

I don't think so - it seemed to be a stand-alone film about the European GP.

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#8 LittleChris

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 20:20

I thought they were two separate films packaged on a single video / dvd ?

#9 Barry Boor

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 20:26

That makes sense.


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Posted 08 July 2012 - 21:14

I have a VHS video produced by Quadrant Videos in association with Castrol which combines "Brands Hatch Beat 1964" which is film of the 1964 European GP, and a short bit on the supporting saloon car event, and, "Rouen Round 1962" which is coverage of the 1962 French GP. However, as I didn't see what Sky showed I couldn't say if it was one and the same.

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 21:22

The duration of this Sky broadcast is about 32:30 minutes (excluding advertising breaks).

#12 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 22:40

I have a VHS video produced by Quadrant Videos in association with Castrol which combines "Brands Hatch Beat 1964" which is film of the 1964 European GP, and a short bit on the supporting saloon car event, and, "Rouen Round 1962" which is coverage of the 1962 French GP. However, as I didn't see what Sky showed I couldn't say if it was one and the same.


Sounds like it. There were some shots of the saloon car race start, featuring lots of Minis, filmed from the top of the newly constructed Grovewood Suite.

#13 LittleChris

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 23:08

I think that what confuses things is that there are 2 films of the 1964 European / British GP.

On the Rouen Round / Brands Hatch Beat video / DVD, the film of the Brands meeting includes saloons and jazz hence the F1 action is pretty short, probably not more than 10 mins, whilst on The Time Between / European GP 1964, the footage of the GP is much longer - 30 mins plus.

This is from memory mind you . I have both videos somewhere, just not sure where at the moment !

#14 Barry Boor

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 05:02

I have the video with Rouen 62 and Brands 64. This is not what Sky showed.

The commentary on the Sky film was but Anthony Marsh - so it was first class.

And it showed me something that I never knew before. Mike Spence, covering for the injured Peter Arundell, had a plain yellow helmet in practice but come race day the yellow and orange design, that he wore from then on, appeared.