• Short Summary

    Dudley Ward of Britain wins international motorcycle race in Finland.

  • Description

    Finland.

    SV. Riders lined up at start of 31 mile international motorcycle race in Finland. Contestant No 1, Lampinen of Finland, on Triumph. Contestant No 3, Britain's Dudley Ward in background. SV. Bergestrom of Finland, No 4, on Triumph. LV. Competitors pushing bikes to start of the race. SV. Crowd. MV. Motorcyclists racing around bend. Contestant No 3, Dudley Ward in the lead. SV. Dudley Ward still leading. SCU. Pan, Lampinen rounding bend. MV. Olle Nygren, contestant No 2, cutting through two riders on bend. SV. Leon Martin of Belgium, contestant No 8, skidding around bend. SV. Towards and pan, Nygren speeding round bend. MV. Nygren crashed on ground. He remounts. MV. Riders speeding round corner. SV. Bike past camera. MV. Contestant No 7 crashed on ground. Spectators rush to his assistance but move back to avoid being knocked down by other competitors. MV. Towards and pan, Dudley Ward speeding along, leading. SV. Officials. MV. Towards and pan, Dudley Ward leading field closely pursued. MV. Competitors crossing line. Dudley Ward wins the race.

    SV. Start of sports cars race. MV. Towards and pan, race in progress. LV. Nelleman of Denmark crashes car. SV. Wrecked car. SV. Nelleman stretching after crash.

    (Lav.) (Orig.C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1453.10
    Media URN:
    47460
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:54:00 / 01:40:07:00
    Canister:
    51/41

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location for this clip is Helsinki.

    "Dudley Ward" in text and tags should read Alan Dudley-Ward.

    "Lampinen" is Raine Lampinen.

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