New Motorcycle Record 1922

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    Isle of Man.

    Full titles read: "NEW MOTOR CYCLE RECORD - T. Bennet, on a Sunbeam, wins Senior Tourist Trophy from 68 other competitors, averaging over 58 miles per hour for 3hrs 58 minutes."

    L/S's of motorcyclists starting race. M/S of motorbike going over the top of bridge. L/S of various motorcyclists speeding round a sharp corner. L/S of cyclist coming around a corner too fast and almost coming to grief on the pavement but he keeps control and keeps going. Crowds cheer and wave from the roadside. M/S of motorcyclist (presumably T Bennet) being congratulated by people as he walks, he is smiling and laughing.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    22976
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    268.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:58:00 / 01:30:59:00
    Canister:
    G 882
    Sort Number:
    G 0882
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  • The title card wrongly identifies the winner of the Senior Tourist Trophy as "T Bennet". It is in fact Alec Bennett.

    jamied 26th Sep 2012

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