The Super Cyclist 1929

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    Introductory intertitle reads: "Notwithstanding the onward sweep of the motoring army, the whirr of cyclists' wheels echoes over our tracks..."

    L/S of cyclist speeding around a racing track. Henri Lansen the Danish rider is featured. C/U of him in a cycling jersey. M/S of Lansen being pushed off by a friend. Two women stand nearby and watch. Moving shot from in front of the cyclist as he tries out his paces at Herne Hill racing track.

    Lansen is the 100 miles Olympic race winner. Various shots of him on the track. Shots of a race taking place, some are riding tandems, others ordinary bikes.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 578.

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    British Pathé
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    01:50:55:00 / 01:52:51:00
    EP 136
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