• Short Summary

    Motorcycle stunts performed at a showground in Birmingham.

  • Description

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    "Daring motor cyclists who seem to turn the impossible into the possible - never lose their head - yet apparently always about to lose their balance"

    Motorcycle display at a showground. Various shots of the display team performing various stunts intercut with shots of the spectators. The women are mostly dressed in white - this may be a hospital grounds? The location is not recognised by this cataloguer.

    At one point nine men ride the same motorbike. Shot of three of the stunt riders posing for the camera at the end of the film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1612.11
    Media URN:
    51641
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:54:00 / 01:27:01:00
    Canister:
    PSP 799

Comments (1)

  1. rhynes says

    This is at the Cadbury Factory in Bournville, Birmingham. It looks very much the same to this day, the display ground is used as a sports field and for the yearly Bournville Festival.

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