• Short Summary

    Tom Simpson wins cycle race in Flanders, France.

  • Description

    British Cyclists Wins. Flanders, France.

    L/Ss of competitors in cycle race, pan to show leading bunch of cyclists heading towards open road at the start of Flanders tour. L/S Tracking shot as bunch of cyclists follow camera along open road. C/U Two cyclists pedalling hard as camera pans with them. L/S Looking out over harbour from bridge, pan to show road over bridge and cyclists, pan to show cyclists as they cross bridge and turn corner escorted by motor cyclists. L/S Showing street through town the cyclists are strung out along street. Tracking shot showing crowds waving in side road.

    M/S Showing people lined up on edge of street as one cyclist is passed refreshment. Tracking shot from car showing cyclist coming uphill in the distance through a small village approaching camera. C/U Group of cyclists as they push their way uphill escorted by motor cyclists and cars. Tracking shot, crowds. C/U Cyclists as they pedal towards camera, pan to show cyclist pedalling hard up incline. Rear of cyclist going up incline, crowd lining road. L/S Road showing stands erected either side of road at finishing point two cyclists approach on last sprint come into full. C/U Winner holding bouquet. C/U Smiling winner Tom Simpson.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:42:26:00

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