Senior Tourist Trophy 1931

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    Full title reads: "Isle of Man. Senior Tourist Trophy. Percy Hunt - on a Norton - 'rides like a demon' to win World's great test for machine and rider, thus breaking all records for being first man to win Junior and Senior TT in one year!"

    Isle of Man.

    Riders are sent off one by one from a standing start on their motorcycles.

    Various shots of riders speeding their motorbikes around the road race circuit. People watch from the roadside.

    A chequered flag is waved to welcome in the winner.

    MS of the winner Percy Hunt, sitting astride his Norton bike.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    10723
    Sort Number:
    31/050
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:17:49:00
    Canister:
    31/50
    Film ID:
    813.13
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1931
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