• Short Summary

    Finsbury Park Cycling Club set off from Hatfield to High Barnet on vintage bicycles.

  • Description

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    The Finsbury Park Cycling Club celebrate their 70th anniversary by dressing up in Victorian costume and riding vintage bicycles from Hatfield to High Barnet.

    Several shots of the cyclists preparing their old bikes and adjusting their costumes, then Stan Pontin starts them off. Various shots of the participants cycling along. Among the cycles seen are Penny Farthings, a Rouge Sociable Tandem, an 1888 Olympia Tricycle, a Crypto Bantam and an old 'Bone Shaker'. The group pass some cyclists on modern bikes on the road.

    Note: programme and lettter on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1339.04
    Media URN:
    44196
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:19:00 / 01:07:58:00
    Canister:
    NP 474

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