• Short Summary

    Cyclist arrive in Buxton in the 8th stage of the Tour of Britain Cycle Race.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE NORTH - CYCLE TOUR OF BRITAIN".

    Buxton, Derbyshire.

    Various shots of cyclists taking part in the Tour of Britain Cycle Race 8th stage - between Aberystwyth and Buxton. Among the participants seen are R Addy of the Southern Region team and Peter Ward of the Northern Region.

    Keith Butler of the Southern team comes over the line. Mayor of Buxton (?) applauds. Cyclists mill around the milk stall (event is sponsored by the Milk Marketing Board). Butler drinks milk.

    Elevated shot as the group start off on the 9th stage of the race, from Buxton to Skegness. Several shots of the cyclists riding through the town and off along main roads. We see A Perkins of the English team as he puts on a bit of a spurt.

    Notes and correspondence on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1728.05
    Media URN:
    53641
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:14:00 / 01:36:44:00
    Canister:
    61/48

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