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  • Short Summary

    Two men rush to assemble a motorcycle in record time. It is then taken on a test run.

  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Whilst our 400,000 Motorcyclists think about the time usually taken to change a belt or a wheel, two experts assemble a complete machine in twenty minutes!"

    M/S of man standing behind a desk with parts of a motorcycle laid out. He wears a white coat and sets a clock. C/U of the hands of two men as they work to put the motorbike together. Shots of the two men assembling the parts are intercut with shots of the clock. The wheels, the chain, the mudguards, the handlebars, etc. are all fixed on to the body of the bike. Clock reads 12.20.

    C/U of the finished bike. L/S of the bike being ridden in heath land to "test" it. Another bike follows behind.

    Was item in Pathe Pictorial issue 304.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    882.18
    Media URN:
    15048
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1925
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:30:00 / 01:47:14:00
    Canister:
    EP 105

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