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  • Description

    Full title reads: "First road skating championship, winner covers historic route from Paris to Versailles in 43 minutes".

    France.

    L/S of men on roller skates racing up crowd lined avenue. Various shots of skaters taken from back of moving vehicle as the race goes along rural and suburban roads. Skaters are accompanied by lots of cyclists and several cars. Some skaters use ski sticks to propel themselves along. M/S of winner coming to end of race; officials in arm bands jumps into road to take time with stop watches, other spectators cheer. M/S of more competitors reaching end of race. C/U of winner surrounded by well-wishers, he holds a bouquet and looks very happy.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:04:26. More shots of race - similar to edited bit of item.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26445
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    658.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:06:00 / 01:05:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1349
    Sort Number:
    G 1349
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    FnF Rollerskating princess Life in 1920s Paris 1920s Paris 1920s Paris
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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