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MFI 372   [Original title]

Country of Origin: Hungary
Year of origin: 1931
Genre: Newsreel
Locations of shooting: n/a

Production Company: Magyar Filmiroda Rt.

Released by the Hungarian Film Bureau Ltd.
VIII., Fhg.
Sándor u. 7.
Olga Tchechova, the popular film actress on the Danube bank promenade.
{Olga Tchechova on the Danube bank}
In festive atmosphere, 30 auto taxis of the "Starling Club of the Technological University" were started, driven by unemployed certified engineers.
{A group of drivers
Car column starts}
The town of Baja celebrated its poet's, Kálmán Tóth's 100th anniversary.
{Square in Baja, celebration with Young Hungarian Troopers}
Excerpts from the Budakeszi passion play, staged by the amateurs of the village to observe the Easter week.
{Passion play scenes (Lord's Supper, Calvary)}
The automobiles and motorbikes participating in the international rally, arriving in the City Park.
{The Vajdahunyad Castle in the City Park}
In the presence of the Regent and of the prime minister the international automobile beauty contest was held. After a nice performance, the Fiat cars parade in a group.
Prince Nicholas of Romania participated in the contest with his wonderful car.
{Nicholas, Romanian Prince, and his car}
The Grand Prix of the competition, honoring "The most beautiful Hungarian car body", was won by Géza Nagy for the third time.
{Prize-winning black car}
In fog and rain, the third Hungarian "Grand Prix" was held in the City Park.
{Start, race, finish in the City Park}
T. Bullus from Britain sets a new course record of 118 km.
{T. Bullus English car racing pilot}
The crash of Jakusich and his co-pilot, from Zagreb, a tragic event of the race.
{Crash in the race, help, the broken car}
The End

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Sound: Silent film
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Copyright Information Hungarian National Film Archive, Budapest
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