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Wheelbase: Fifty Years of the Bentley

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GORDON WILKINS covers the world of motoring
With MICHAEL FROSTICK
This is the golden jubilee year of the Bentley. First built as a three-litre in 1919, the car soon dominated the racing scene at Brook-lands and Le Mans, and won a reputation for speed and strength which survives to this day. What accounts for the Bentley's special hold on its admirers? Has its importance been over-rated? Why did the Bentley company crash in the 1930s? s. c. H. DAVIS recalls what it was like to drive a Bentley to victory. The President of the Bentley Drivers' Club, STANLEY SEDGWICK , speaks for the Bentley owner today; and, from his home at Shamley Green in Surrey, w. o. BENTLEY looks back over the stormy history of the car which bears his name.
Directors
TONY SALMON and CHRIS BERRY Producer BRIAN ROBINS

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Wilkins
Unknown: Michael Frostick
Unknown: H. Davis
Unknown: Stanley Sedgwick
Unknown: Chris Berry
Producer: Brian Robins

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Wheelbase: Fifty Years of the Bentley

BBC Two England, 10 October 1969 20.00






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