• Short Summary

    Scott Ellis wins international motorcross race in St. Cucufa, France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France. Big Win For British Riders".

    St. Cucufa, France. Motorcross racing, featuring success for British motorcycle riders.

    GV riders coming through woods in the Saint Cucufa, Nr Paris. SV two riders coming over slight hill with the machines leaving the ground. SV British riders making his way through muddy water camera pans with him to back view as he gets clear of the water but fails to hold his bike upright and it falls to the ground. SV woman British rider coming through the water. SV. rider coming through water. LV rider coming towards camera long lane between trees, he takes a fall.

    SV Scott Ellis the eventual winner coming down slope then up slope at other side of dip. SV another rider making his way through trees. SV British rider climbing slope but he hasn't quite got the power to make it. SV another rider climbing slope he runs off the course careers down a hill and crashes at the bottom. SV British rider coming up slope his front wheel leaves the ground he cannot hold the bike as it turns and he hanging onto the bike is dragged into a tree. SV Scott Ellis coming towards camera and past. SV Scott Ellis going over the finishing line. CU Scott Ellis.


    Cataloguer's Note: This film appears to be running slightly fast - possibly for comic effect - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:34:00 / 01:48:28:00

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