• Short Summary

    International bicycle race through France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CYCLE RACE - through France."

    France.

    Close up shot of a bicycle wheel turning. Superimposed map of France with route of the race is seen. Dissolve into fast changing travel shots through France. Picture disappears for several seconds and reappears again showing cyclists lined up for the start of the race - sound is constant. Famous singer Josephine Baker giving flowers to cyclists and kissing them. Start of the race, cyclists are off -crowds around the road. Various shots of the race. Contestants cycling through the cities, small towns, countryside etc. Picture disappears again but is back shortly. Several close up shots of the winners of various stages of the race. Great countryside and charming towns are seen. Swiss contestant wins the race. Close up of the winner smiling into camera and kissing a girl.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    927.22
    Media URN:
    13595
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:41:00 / 01:21:46:00
    Canister:
    37/56

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