• Short Summary

    Female NFS motorcycle despatch riders in training.

  • Description

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    Girl NFS (National Fire Service) motorcycle despatch riders in training. M/S of group of girl motorcyclists smiling at camera. Various shots of women riding motorbikes whilst balancing on one leg. Various C/U of girls sitting on their bikes. Various shots of girls riding their bikes of rough terrain (reproducing conditions of Blitz). They learn how to ride over obstacles and fall without injury.

    Various shots of girls jumping over ramps and through fires. Various shots of girls doing stunts on motorbikes. M/S of two of the despatch riders fixing their hair, proving they are "fearless but still feminine"! Various shots of despatch riders drinking cups of tea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.06
    Media URN:
    50493
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:46:00 / 01:11:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 415

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