• Short Summary

    The Brussels Palais des Sports was filled to capacity for the start of the European Six Day Cycle Race on November 6.

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. THE CROWDED SPORTS HALL.


    2.
    S.T.C. THE CROWDED RESTAURANT.


    3.
    C.U. ARNOLD PUTTING ON HIS JUMPER.


    4.
    S.V. DE BRUYNE ON THE MASSAGE TABLE.


    5.
    S.V. GERRIT SCHULTE (HOLLAND) COMBING HIS HAIR.


    6.
    S.L.V. PRINCE ALEXANDER SEATED IN THE STADIUM.


    7.
    S.L.V. CONTESTANTS LINED UP AT THE START.


    8.
    C.U. EDDY GIESELER (GERMANY)


    9.
    L.V. CROWD.


    10.
    L.V.PAN START OF THE RACE.


    11.
    S.L.V.PAN ONE TEAM MATE HELPS ANOTHER.


    12.
    L.V.PAN THE RACE GOES ON.




    Initials S-D/CW M.R./P.B.


    SPORT: CYCLE RACE

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Brussels Palais des Sports was filled to capacity for the start of the European Six Day Cycle Race on November 6. The race was started by Prince Albert -- brother of the Belgian King -- at 10:30 p.m.

    For six days the cyclist will race round the course in relays, chasing themselves. And for six days spectators will crowd the Palais to watch them.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADHJPWMRPMQZU67EDKEK0WMKZR
    Media URN:
    VLVADHJPWMRPMQZU67EDKEK0WMKZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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