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  • Short Summary

    A penny farthing race forms part of the cycling championships at Herne Hill, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cycling championship contests. Our specially designed camera, the only one of its kind in Britain shows you close up pictures of actual racing. Herne Hill, London.

    M/S as the cyclists race along, the camera stays with the leaders as they cycle round, M/S as one speeds ahead and gets faster, M/S of all the cyclists again.

    Intertitle - 'A thrilling finish in the old fashioned penny farthing bikes race.'

    M/S of four penny farthings racing along. M/S of two quite close together, one overtakes the other.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    314.37
    Media URN:
    23963
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:32:00 / 01:51:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1013

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