• Short Summary

    Motorcyclists ride up the steep 'freak hill' at Red Marley in Worcestershire.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Holiday Sports".

    Red Marley, Worcestershire.

    Various shots of motorcyclists trying to ride up a very steep 'freak' hill. Crowds of people watch the attempts - most of them make it. Female entrant Mrs Briggs is seen putting her helmet on and taking her turn at riding up the hill. She manages it the first time but comes off on the second go. Another contestant has his bike zoom out from under him after going over a bump.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    961.12
    Media URN:
    17111
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:36:00 / 01:12:12:00
    Canister:
    38/32

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Female entrant Mrs Briggs is seen putting her helmet on and taking her turn at riding up the hill" could be expanded to......

    Female entrant Mrs Molly Briggs is seen putting her helmet on an taking her turn at riding up the hill on her Triumph,. Her opponent is Sid Vernon, on an Enfield.

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