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The Extravagant Story of the Motor Car: Part 3: Sliding Roof £5 extra 1930-1939


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Written by Richard Hough, Michael Frostick and Brian Robins.
Four weekly Wheelbase programmes looking back over eighty years of international motoring.

Four great cars died in the depression years of the 1930s - Bentley and Bugatti, Talbot and Hispano-Suiza.
W.O. Bentley, S.C.H. Davis, Alfred Neubauer, Georges Roesch, Whitney Straight, and John Thornley describe how high performance and high prices gave way to the £100 car, why M.G.s vanished from Brooklands at the peak of their fame, and how Hitler triumphed on the racing circuits of Europe as a prelude to war.
(Next Friday: The Beloved Monster (1945-1966))


Writer: Richard Hough
Writer: Michael Frostick
Writer/Directed and produced by: Brian Robins
Speaker: W.O. Bentley
Speaker: S.C.H. Davis
Speaker: Alfred Neubauer
Speaker: Georges Roesch
Speaker: Whitney Straight
Speaker: John Thornley

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The Extravagant Story of the Motor Car: Part 3: Sliding Roof £5 extra 1930-1939

BBC Two England, 2 September 1966 21.00

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