• Short Summary

    Geoff Duke wins the Isle of Man Junior TT motorcycle race in record time.

  • Description

    Isle of Man. - Junior TT (Tourist Trophy) Motorcycle race.

    MV No. 1 Geoff Duke (on a Norton) getting ready for the start of the race. SV. McCandless from Ireland No. 8 drawing up to starting line. SV. Starter, with flag raised. LV. Starter's flag goes down and Geoff Duke, No. 1, is first away, towards and pan. SV. Starter's flag goes down and No. 15, McEwan away. GTV. Pan, starters flag goes down and No. 15. away, bike gets up speed. SV. Crowd. SV. Pan, Geoff Duke No. 1 rounding bend at Governor's bridge. CU. Evans, No. 3 rounding bend. CU. No. 8 rounding bend. LV. Towards and pan, Geoff Duke at speed over bridge and round corner. SV. Towards and pan, three motorcyclists following on. LAS. Towards, Nos. 40 and 37 pass camera. BV. Motorcyclists away from camera, past crowd. SV. Crowds watching. TV. Pan, three motorcyclists rounding bend at Signpost Corner. SCU. Pan, Geoff Duke,No. 1 rounding bend. SV. Towards and into camera, No. 61. SV Pan, Geoff Duke races past grandstand at speed towards finishing line. SV. Crowds watching. SV. Towards, Geoff Duke being flagged in, racing over line. CU. Geoff Duke smiling.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "J")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    12.23
    Media URN:
    26959
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:20:00 / 01:26:43:00
    Canister:
    52/48

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Evans, No. 3" is Roy Evans.

    "McCandless from Ireland" is Cromie McCandless.

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