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    SV. Pan as the bicycle riders make their way along road in Prague after start of the Prague-Berlin-Warsaw cycle race. GV. Towards, mass of riders. TV. As the riders go by. CU. Rider cycling along. SV. Two riders, one of them No 114. LV. String of riders coming down road towards camera. LV. Contestants sweep round bend away in the country now. LV. Riders go down road with mountains in the background, snow on them. SV. Rider covered in mud, snow on roadside and it seems to be sleeting or snowing. LV. Towards, string of cyclists led by No 42 as they come under archway in road. SV. Camera pass sign on roadside "Bergwertung - 1000m." LV. Towards, cyclists coming through heavy snow. SV. Towards, cyclist No 9 coming up and under sign over roadway "Bergwertung". LV. Towards, riders coming down road. The weather is better now. One contestant jumps off his bike and onto another and he is pushed away - his No is 83. GV. Cyclists sweep round main road. One cyclist has difficulty with his bicycle, tyre on his back wheel is off and two cars arrive loaded with spare bikes. He grabs it and jumps on. LV. Towards, riders sweeping down road in built-up area. Camera pans with them into a back view. GV. Large stadium in Leipzig, riders are coming into it. GV. Massed crowd. LV. As two riders race towards line and cross it. One slightly ahead of the other. GV. Crowd applauding. CU. Winner is Ruzicka of Czechoslovakia.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:31:59:00
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
    cycling 1950s Warsaw cycling cyc-sb-dc
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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