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    Olympia, London.

    GV. Pan, the Cycle and Motorcycle Exhibition at Olympia. LV. Motorcycle Ariel, cutaway version 600 c.c. CU. Pan down showing a cutaway engine working. LV. Phillips Titanium lightweight cycle - weighs 14 lb. 3 ozs. CU. Lightweight handle bars, pan along frame to back wheel. GV. Streamline Triumph motorcycle that broke the world speed record (214.05 m.p.h. Johnny Allen of Fort Worth USA) This record was broken at Bonneville Salt Flats Utah on 06/09/1956. CU. Name on the front 'Triumph' with British and American flags. Front view of the machine. LV. & CU. Motor scooter Terrot with two men looking at it. SV. Inflated Michelin men cycling, they start to sag over their cycles. GV. Exhibition showing Hercules stand. SV. Boys looking at Hercules bike. CU. Boys looking. SV. Hercules bicycles lined up. GV. Top view, Hercules stand with revolving platform with youngsters dressed in various National costumes standing around denoting that Hercules goes all over the world.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32347
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    609.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:49:00 / 01:48:53:00
    Canister:
    56/92
    Sort Number:
    56/092
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Motorcycling Fastest Motorbikes
  • Stills

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

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