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    Ashwell, Baldock, Hertfordshire. "The sporty Grass Track Brigade - in full cry - " L/S of motorcyclists being pushed off at the start of a race. Various shots of the boys racing around a grass track. "And here come the rivals - Pat, (7 1/2 years) Leslie (10 years - on car) and Raymond Pullin (13 years) in a miniature race of their own." Two youngsters sit astride motorbikes, the other in a miniature racing car. C/U of the racing car - pretty cool! The boys are pushed off and they begin their race. Various shots of them speeding around the track. "Pat's tiny bike is called "Tom Thumb" - but it can reach 30 miles an hour, all out!" Camera follows the boys around the track. Crowds line the track.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50708
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1582.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:38:00 / 01:53:04:00
    Canister:
    PSP 711
    Sort Number:
    PSP 711
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Old motorcycle racing Ashwell
  • Stills

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

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