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  • Short Summary

    Boys on trade bikes cycle at speed through the streets of Paris.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Cyclist newsboys' derby. Winner covers sixteen and a half miles through busy Paris streets with 8lbs. of newspapers in 57 mins.

    Paris, France

    M/S of hundreds of young cyclists on trade bikes as they set off on their ride through the streets of Paris. They are watched by crowds. One of the people in the crowd hands something to a cyclist riding over the cobbled streets - it could have been a drink of water. A van marked 'L'Atelier' follows the pack. They continue uphill. The young winner is held aloft by the crowd and he seen speaking.

    Note: the bikes are delivery bikes -some with baskets at the front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.13
    Media URN:
    32948
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:17:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1373

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