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  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Here's a new one... drive your cycle by propeller. The inventor believes this method may beneficially be applied to prolong gliding."

    M/S of a bicycle with a large propellor attached to the back. Man depresses pedal on the bike to show how the propellor spins when the pedals are rotated.

    C/Us of the mechanism on the bike which attaches pedals to propellors. M/S of bike with propellor moving.

    L/S of the man cycling along a city street. The propellor spins at speed. Good M/Ss of him cycling along - probably filmed from a moving car. Several people stand and watch the display.

    "Not too difficult for Eve, either." M/S of a woman cycling along on the new contraption.

    Note: some track is missing on this neg - length of print has been used for ambient sound.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51070
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1586.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:44:00 / 01:39:43:00
    Canister:
    PSP 725
    Sort Number:
    PSP 725
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    cycling cycling
  • Stills

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

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