• Short Summary

    British rider wins gruelling international motorcycle cross-country race near Paris.

  • Description

    Montreuil, France.

    GV. Start of international motocross race for the President of the Republic's Prize. Motorcycle riders tearing along bumpy track. SCU. Riders taking first hill top and soaring over. SV. Towards, riders as they storm along winding dusty track. GV. & SC. & SV. Riders twisting and winding amidst clouds of dust. SC. Rider soaring over top of hill. SC. Another rider over top of hill, followed by another. SC. Another rider over top of hill. SC. Two riders over top of hill. Pan with rider up hill. Pan, another rider up hill (Ward - the winner). SC. Riders down hill. SV. Riders, led by Ward, slowly taking bends. SV. Pan with rider up hill. SV. Pan with rider as he breasts hilltop. SV. Pan with another rider as he breasts hill top. SV. Bunch of riders taking hilltop in flurry of dust. SV. Winner, Ward from Britain, passing winning flag. CU. Ward.

    (F.G.) (Orig.E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    543.30
    Media URN:
    31098
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:03:00 / 01:49:05:00
    Canister:
    55/75

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