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  • Short Summary

    H.S. Perry crosses the channel on a motorbike, Dover, Kent.

  • Description

    Dover, Kent.

    Full titles read: "CHANNEL MOTORCYCLED - NOW ! - H. S. Perry on 3 1/2 hp Ariel motorcycle - fitted with floats and a propeller makes newest method of crossing to & fro - in 7 hrs 25 mins."

    L/S & M/S of Perry with other man preparing his bizarre contraption on the beach at Dover (His invention is basically a motorbike on two large floats. Various L/S's of Perry on his perilous adventure across the channel with a someone riding pillion ! L/S of Perry coming ashore on crowded beach (presumably France ?).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.22
    Media URN:
    36067
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:25:00 / 01:35:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1633

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