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  • Short Summary

    Two French men ride their motor cycles up the 8,000 feet of Mt. Brevent, nr Chamonix.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chamonix. Excelsior ... a la Motor Cycle! 2 intrepid youths climb (?) 8,000 feet up steep mountainside to summit of Mt. Brevent."

    Chamonix, France.

    High angle shot of man riding motor cycle over rocky terrain.

    Low angle closer shot of the motor bike and rider as they ride along mountain path.

    The two motorcyclists ride past the camera. They are both wearing berets.

    One of the riders goes along a path, in the background can be seen the snowcapped mountains.

    Low angle shot of the motorbike as it goes past.

    More shots of the two young men as they continue their attempt to ride up Mount Brevent.

    When they reach the summit they are greeted by a group of people sitting outside a wooden shack.

    The two men stand and admire the view of where they have ridden.

    Very high angle shot of the valley floor. (It almost looks like an aerial). Tilt up to the top of the mountain range.

    Sound Track Missing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:05:00 / 01:52:13:00

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