Duke Misses Grand Prix 1951

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    Full title reads: "Duke Misses Grand Prix".

    Dave Bennet wins the Senior Motorcycle Grand Prix in Isle of Man while champion rider Geoff Duke gets married.

    GV Riders lined up at start. CU Bike being oiled. CU Motorcyclist with helmet, and scarf over mouth. SV Reverend Reid Chairman of Manx MC, Starter. SV Bikes lined up. CU Rev. Reid starting 1st Competitor. SV Rider pushing bike off. SV Another rider pushing off. SV Back view another rider pushing off. MV Riders racing down straight. MV Rider rounding bend. SV Pan another rider rounding bend.

    CU Sign St. George's Parish Church. CU Crowd outside church. CU Geoff Duke pushing way through crowds. SV Geoff Duke posing with best man. GV Bride's car arriving at church. CU Pan bride's car arriving at church. SV Crowd. CU Bride, Pat Reid (Daughter of Reverend Reid) pushing way into church. LV SV Crowds. Massing outside church. SV Bride and groom coming out of church. CU Bride and groom. CU Pressman rushing for- ward. CU Bride and groom kissing. Groom wipes lips.

    SV Leaders board on course. SV Bikes racing past board. MV Towards and pan, bike racing past. SV Winner, Dave Bennett No 55, being flagged. MV Crowd. CU Winner Dave Bennett and girl friend. SV Pressmen.

    CU Duke and bride posing. Douglas, Isle of Man in background.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48181
    Sort Number:
    51/076
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:01:00 / 01:26:37:00
    Canister:
    51/76
    Film ID:
    1475.19
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1951
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