• Short Summary

    Mike Peers wins the 6 day Brighton to Glasgow cycling race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cycling marathon.

    Brighton to Glasgow.

    Riders in the 6 day Brighton - Glasgow cycle race, give their bicycles a last minute inspection. M/S as the mayor of Brighton hands note to English champion Ernie Clements to deliver to the Lord Provost of Glasgow. M/S of the starting flag going down and the riders cycling away. Various shots as they cycle through Derbyshire, Horace Poole, Mike Peers and Tommy Briggs are going strongly. Various shots as people stop to help pump up tyres. They cycle into Glasgow and finish the race. M/S of George Edwards handing over the letter to Sir Hector McNeil, Lord Provost of Glasgow. M/S as winner Mike Peers receives his trophy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1406.18
    Media URN:
    45760
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:34:00 / 01:36:06:00
    Canister:
    46/63

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