150 Miles An Hour On A Motorcycle! 1930

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Full title reads: "Cork. 150 miles an hour on a motor cycle! Streamlined in every possible way even to his helmet - J S Wright and an O.E.C. - Jap-engined - wins back record for Britain from Germany."

Cork, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

Motorcyclist J S Wright gets ready...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
8082
Sort Number:
30/047
Time in/Out:
01:29:11:00 / 01:31:36:00
Canister:
30/47
Film ID:
751.17
Issue Date:
10/11/1930

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  • The speed record reported upon here was set on the Carrigrohane Road in Cork.

    Clarifying the comments in Paragraph 4 of the shots list - Wright's bike was an OEC, (Osborn Engineering Company), with a J.A.P. (J. A. Prestwich) engine.

    jamied 8th Feb 2013

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