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  • Short Summary

    Cycle-skating - new sport which involves strapping a wheel to the side of the feet and skating.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A new sport. It's cycle-skating, and comes all the way from Paris.

    M/S of men strapping a small wheel to the side of each foot, and attaching them with braces up their calves and screws which they tighten up. C/U of one man screwing the wheel to his foot. C/U as he walks about with them attached.

    Intertitle - 'A smooth surface is not essential' M/S of some people cycling down a path between some trees in a wood, they are using wooden sticks like ski poles to guide themselves.

    Intertitle - 'and you can either propel yourself along in ski fashion ...' L/S as four men skate along a wide road using the poles.

    Intertitle - 'or just skate.' M/S of a man skating around a park, he goes backwards and spins round.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    314.40
    Media URN:
    23966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:47:00 / 01:57:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1013

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