• Short Summary

    Boys use a blitzed site at New Cross as a speedway cycle track. London.

  • Description

    Cycle speedway on blitz site, New Cross.

    London.

    M/S as boy adjusts crash helmet. Various shots of boys getting changed in blitzed Wesleyan church. Various shots as they pump up pedals. M/S group of boys at starting line. Various shots of the race as they ride around the track. C/U solo rider demonstrating "foot-braking". M/S of two riders, a third falls in a cloud of dust. C/U spectator's face. Various shots as they race around a corner at speed. The racers end up in a pile on the floor, M/S as they try to disentangle themselves from the melee.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1249.25
    Media URN:
    34136
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:04:00 / 01:40:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 203

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