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  • Description

    Item title reads - Race of a century.

    Aintree Century motorcycle race. Merseyside.

    Various shots of Bob McIntyre on 499 cc Norton at start of race. M/S as they race off. Various shots as they speed around the course with J. Hartle, McIntyre, Mike Hailwood and J. Thorp in the lead. M/S Thorp out in front. M/S people watching from stands. M/S as J. Thorp speeds across the finish line first followed by Hartle and Shepherd. M/S man shaking his hand and putting laurel wreath over his head.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53404
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1720.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:46:00 / 01:09:49:00
    Canister:
    60/79
    Sort Number:
    60/079
  • Appears in...

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    Aintree Century,1960
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event is the Aintree "Century" International, sponsored by The Daily Herald.

    "J. Hartle" is John Hartle.

    "J Thorp" should read Tom Thorp.

    "Shepherd" is Alan Shepherd.

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