- Release Date: 1st January 1960
- Asset ID: 803371
- Synopsis: A film about the week-long motorcycle team race in 1960, based in Bad Aussee. Includes commentary about the preparations and race as they cross Austria as well as footage of Austrian towns and inhabitants and scenery. A Castrol Film.
- Shotlist: 00:01:12 START Opening credits 'Austrian International'. Model of three Austrian musicians at the bottom of a mountain. 00:01:48 Three real Austrian musicians standing in a field with a mountain behind. 00:02:12 WS of mountains. WSs of the motorcycling track in the valley with spectators and bikers. CUs of bikes and helmets. Shots of people chatting. People checking their bikes. Uniformed officer guiding a man away from a hut. 00:05:35 Russian team sitting on their bikes in a row. Polish team sitting on their bikes in a row. 00:06:06 First bikers start out on race. Bikers riding down country roads through village. WS Grossglockner Pass. Bikers in mountains. 00:08:02 Mist in the mountains. Bikers ride through mountain tunnels. POV biker riding down mountain road and through town. 00:09:52 Group of bikers parked on a road as part of test. They are given a countdown and take off. Spectators watch from the side of the road. 00:10:30 Day two, group of bikers starting off on mud track. Biking on track in valley, CU of cow. POV biker approaching train as it crosses road. Engineers tarmac road, bikers ride over it. 00:13:07 cows walking towards camera, three men behind. 00:13:43 Three men washing shoes in river. 00:14:27 Biker riding through village in mountains with low mist. Steep roads. 00:15:17 People in national costume. Cows walking down lane with decorations on their heads. Young kids in national costume walking down track. Adults in costume. Old man in costume walking along bridge. MCU of him smoking a pipe. Three musicians in costume playing in a field with mountain in BG. 00:16:26 Bikers racing up farm track. 00:17:26 Biker gets stuck in mud, man watching him. Other bikers getting stuck. 00:19:45 MLS policeman on walkie-talkie. MSs of spectators. 00:20:19 MLS of two young boys in costume. Fallen biker being attended to. 00:21:01 CU man putting chain back on wheel. 00:21:34 Man sitting on grass with bike next to him, drinking. 00:23:16 WS bikers ride across bridge. Bikers adjusting bikes in a town. Young children looking out of window laughing. 00:24:19 Two bikers passes woman in headscarf. 00:24:56 Official waving in middle of track. Bikers stop. 00:25:15 Two bikers on road with mountains in BG, talking. 00:25:31 CU man filling bike with Castrol. MLS bikers having a hot drink chatting. 00:26:51 Italian team posing in a group. MLS of Austrian bikers. MCU Secretary General Good (sp?). WS Castrol bus with people mulling around. 00:27:18 Biker checking his bike wheel. 00:27:35 Big group of bikers at the starting point for end part of race. Bikers racing round track. 00:28:14 Group of bikers sitting on grass relaxing. WSs of mountain scenery. POV biker racing down mountain road. 00:29:03 Montage of road signs. 00:29:22 Sunset shots. Shot of clock at 4:30am with man sleeping, wakes up puts on helmet. 00:30:02 Scarecrows. LS chimney sweep working on top of roof of house. Dance band returning home by chair lift. Two people sitting on top of wagon, drawn by horse. Woman pulling sacks of hay. MSs of Austrian men. The three Austrian musicians with mountain in BG. 00:31:31 Trophy. 00:31:37 Castrol logo, caption 'the masterpiece in oils. Ask for it by name'. 00:31:46 END.
- Production Company: CH Wood Productions
- Licensing Restrictions: Please note that this film may include footage and/or music sourced from multiple rights holders. For information on re-use of content in a new production, please contact BPVL@bp.com
- Viewing Restrictions: Public
- Format: BetaSP_Small
- Alternative Language Notes: None