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    Full title reads: "France. Cyclists 'Grand Prix'. Leducq - sprints home to win after 6,000 miles round France! The last stage, there are 8, is from Geneva to Paris."

    Paris, France.

    Shots of cyclists as they ride across a bridge over the River Seine. People have come out to watch the race. The riders swing into a Velodrome to sprint the last few metres of the race. The grandstand is filled with crowds.

    Shot of two of the riders - presumably one of them is Leducq the winner - with well wishes. Both the cyclists are very dirty.

    The winner rides a lap of honour around the track. The winning team also take a spin.

    N.B. Presumably this is the Tour De France - it certainly sounds a gruelling.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6410
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    721.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:51:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    30/19
    Sort Number:
    30/019
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
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    Tour De France Tour de France - pre ww2 Tour De France cyc-sb-dc
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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