• Short Summary

    World Champion Geoff Duke wins Grand Prix de France motorcycle race.

  • Description

    Rheims, France.

    Start of the Grand Prix de France motorcycle race. GV. Pan with riders as they start the 1st lap of the Grand Prix de France. SV. Pan with leading riders as they round bend and flash up the straight. SV. Pan, riders coming up straight and round bend, riders round bend. CS. People as their heads follow riders. GV. Pan, riders up and round the corner. CS. People as their heads follow riders. Pan, riders up straight stretch. GTV. From timekeeper's box as riders flash past. GV. Straight stretch, Geoff Duke roaring up and over finishing line. GV. Crowds milling round Geoff Duke. CS. Girl kisses him, he grins.

    (F.G.) (Orig "Q")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    523.30
    Media URN:
    30750
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:24:00 / 01:39:08:00
    Canister:
    55/40

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