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    Item title reads - and the motor cyclists' Grand National and chariot race was a thriller for the thousands at the Crystal Palace. London.

    M/S as three motorcyclists ride their bikes over seesaws, M/S as they ride over a water jump. M/S as one rider jumps through a paper hoop held by two men. M/S as two motorcycles set off pulling their chariots, one takes the lead, others join in and catch up. M/S as the camera follows the leader. Various shots as they speed along, M/S as they cross the finish line.

    M/S of a man in a dinner suit chasing another man on a motorcycle. M/S as he jumps over a ramp. M/S of three cyclists setting off and driving up to the water jump. M/S as they play football on motorcycles, various shots as they collide in an effort to get the ball and end up crowding round it.

    Note: the latter part of this item appears to be cuts.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:59:00 / 01:24:45:00
    G 1180
    Sort Number:
    G 1180
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    Crystal Palace
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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