World At Your Elbow - California 1948

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    Full title reads: "WORLD AT YOUR ELBOW - CALIFORNIA".

    California, United States of America (USA).

    Hill climbing motorcycle competition in progress. Long shot of a motorcyclist driving up grass hill, he falls and starts running down hill with bike chasing him. Back view, another motorcyclist riding away from camera. Another motorcyclist riding up grass hill. From top of hill, motorcyclist slips and loses hold of the bike. Pan with another motorcyclist approaching hill. Pan, motorcyclist climbing hill, nears top but loses it. Pan, motorcyclist climbing hill, spills and motorbike goes near crowd. Towards and pan, motorcyclist gets to top of hill and bike goes over.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46559
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1428.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:58:00 / 01:28:44:00
    Canister:
    48/37
    Sort Number:
    48/037
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
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