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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a motorbike scramble with large crowds of spectators.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Argenteuil, France

    Various shots of 'Carrieres d' Argenteuil', an international motor cycle race, on 4th September 1949. The race is in progress and the motor bikes cross rough country, raising clouds of dust. The huge crowd of spectators, all dressed for the hot day, crowding in close to the track. MS. Starter waves a chequered flag notifying the start of last lap.

    Cataloguer's Note: The original paperwork states that the Frenchman Lusseyrand is seen winning race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2519.04
    Media URN:
    67983
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:03:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2183 B

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