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  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Full titles read: "THE FRENCH NEWSBOYS' DERBY - Carrying 33lbs of newspaper, winner covered 17 miles course through Paris in 55 minutes !"

    L/S's of large crowds waiting on either side of the street to see the approaching paper boys on their bicycles. As the cyclists approach, a van with a cameraman on the roof pulls out in front to record the event. L/S's of the boys zooming past with baskets strapped to the front of their bikes. Good M/S's of boys racing through the streets of Paris at high speed. M/S of the winner (?) cycling through finish line, people rush to greet him."

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35560
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    776.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:19:00 / 01:06:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1575
    Sort Number:
    G 1575
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

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