• Short Summary

    British motorbikes come out tops in an race at Daytona Beach.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "US Motorcycle Championships" American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    LV Pan to back view start of the 8th National Championship 200 Mile Race.

    LV Elev. Pan motorcyclist turning corner. 2 motorcyclists down.

    SV Towards motorcyclists rounding bend.

    MV Towards Nos 57 & 31 riding side by side.

    LV Towards motorcyclists down straight.

    LV Contestants rounding bend pan to back view as they go down straight.

    LV No 78 followed by others round band, pan to back view.

    SV No 36 overtaken. SV Pan No 47.

    LV Motorcyclists round bend pan as they approach next bend.

    SV No 132 rounding bend.

    LV Back view race in progress. Motorcyclist down. LV Motorcyclist falls.

    LV Motorcycle rider falls. Others race past.

    LV GV Bend in course. Race in progress. Cyclist falls - Dick Klamfoth wins on Norton.

    Possibly connected with 49/23 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1528.11
    Media URN:
    59924
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:09:00 / 01:11:04:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 053 M

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