The Super Test - Toronto 1924

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    Toronto, Canada.

    Title: "The SUPER TEST for man and machine - Canada's most daring motor cyclists at annual Hill Climb Contest".

    High angled shot looking down a steep hill, a crowd of spectators watch from the bottom, a man with a flag signals to a motorcyclist who starts the climb up the slope, as he reaches the brow he falters and falls off his motor, race stewards run to help him.

    M/S, taken from the bottom of the hill, a motorcyclist speeds towards the hill, he skids off his bike even before starting to climb the slope! M/S of another motorcyclist attempting to climb the hill, he gets half way up before coming a cropper, race stewards rush to assist him. M/S of another attempt, this time more successful - the rider almost reaches the top.

    High angled shot looking down the hill, a motorcyclist rides past the camera. Low angled shot of the motorcyclist passing - looks like a successful attempt. L/S, looking up the hill, of a motorcyclist riding all the way to the top. Various shots of motorcyclists reaching the top of the hill, one rider falls off his bike.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:40:00 / 01:22:47:00
    G 1084
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    G 1084
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