Need for speed Paris 1978

Une petite ballade en voiture datant de l’époque où Claude Lelouch faisait encore de bons films :

On an August morning in 1978, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris. The film was limited for technical reasons to 10 minutes; the course was from Porte Dauphine, through the Louvre, to the Basilica of Sacre Coeur.
No streets were closed, for Lelouch was unable to obtain a permit.
The driver completed the course in about 9 minutes, reaching nearly 140 MPH in some stretches. The footage reveals him running real red lights, nearly hitting real pedestrians, and driving the wrong way up real one-way streets.

(pour la vidéo, les différentes sources sont dans la partie update du post. Le coral cache a très bien fonctionné pour moi). [via mes lectures metafilteriennes du matin]

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