Hill Climbing Extraordinary 1928

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    Item title reads - Hill climbing extraordinary. America's crack cyclists take many a chance in finals of national contest up steepest hill for championship honours for man and machine. Waterford, America, USA (U.S.A.).

    L/S as one man makes his way up the hill on his motorcycle, smoke and dust fly up. M/S as someone veers to the side, and another one gets off, others steady him. One falls on his side, others rush to help him. One rides up steep hill to the top, the camera follows him up Various shots as they race upwards.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35484
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    770.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:23:00 / 01:56:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1562
    Sort Number:
    G 1562
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