French rides come first and second in 5th International Bicycle T.T. Race on Isle of Man.
Title reads: "100 cyclists ride in T.T. race".
5th International Bicycle Tourist Trophy Race on Isle of Man.
Various shots of the start of the race and the race in progress. C/U of cyclist from a French team in a distinctive hooped jersey. More shots of race around country roads, spectators watch from walls and embankments. C/U of French rider number 7, named Baldassari, riding in race. Baldassari is the winner, he throws up his arms and coasts over finishing line. In second place is French rider Ferrand and in third is British rider Moreton of Birmingham. Various C/Us of Baldassari. We see him with team mate Ferrand in front of French flag.
Note: Baldassari also referred to in old records and paperwork as Valsisari, Valdisora and Valdisari. Not sure which is correct. AH 2001.