Sprint Finish After 49 Hours 23 Mins! 1931

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    Full title reads: "Paris-Brest-Paris. Sprint finish after 49 hrs. 23 mins. Half a dozen finish 'altogether' after gruelling 813 miles road race, it is only held once every ten years! And competitors came from every part of the World!! An Australian, Operman, won!!!"

    Paris, France.

    Cyclists ride around the banked track of a large and crowded velodrome (cycle track). Various shots of the cyclists as they pedal hard to win this long race.

    The winner - Operman - is helped down from his bike.

    MS Operman speaking in poorly accented French about the good cyclists of France.

    CU Operman.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12673
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    865.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:47:00 / 01:31:38:00
    Canister:
    31/73
    Sort Number:
    31/073
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