• Short Summary

    Eighty top-flight cyclists were filmed by VISNEWS May 26 outside London's Alexandra Palace, as they lined up for the start of the 1,300 mile-12 day-Round Britain Cycle Tour.

  • Description

    Eighty top-flight cyclists were filmed by VISNEWS May 26 outside London's Alexandra Palace, as they lined up for the start of the 1,300 mile-12 day-Round Britain Cycle Tour.

    Among the competitors were a team from Belgium--the Army Cycling Union and others form British cycling clubs. British Road Racing Champion 1957-58 Ron Coe, was notable among the entrants.

    Minister of Agriculture John Hare and Britain's Dairy Princess were there to see them on their way.

    The milk Marketing Board is supplying each rider with daily milk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WRSVBGIGWC3MESM3HTXTCEHH
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WRSVBGIGWC3MESM3HTXTCEHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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