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  • Short Summary

    Indoor cycling - world record is broken during 6 day endurance test around a circular track - enough to make anyone dizzy!

  • Description

    Item title reads - 6 days round a "saucer" track. Great crowds see world's record broken in cycling's greatest indoor endurance test.

    M/S of the cyclists lined up. Various aerial shots as they speed around the track. M/S as they cycle along the straight bit. Various shots of the race as they go round and round the track.

    Intertitle - ' - here's your breakfast - and it's your turn next!'

    M/S of one cyclist bringing a breakfast tray and putting it down on a table, he draws a curtain back and wakes the man sleeping in the bunk. Various shots as he eats the plate of meat. More shots of the race, people stand in the middle and watch them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    772.04
    Media URN:
    35489
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:22:00 / 01:07:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1563

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