• Short Summary

    Motorcycle stories - record attempts in Wales and new designs from Middlesex.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Horizontal Flyer Attacks World Speed Record".

    Pendine Sands, South Wales.

    MS Bob Berry wheeling his machine 'Brough Superior' out of Garage. LS Pendine Sands. CU Berry putting on his crash helmet. MS He mounts his motorcycle. Lying horizontally. MS He is pushed off. LS Making his record breaking attempt. CU Timekeeper. LS Making another attempt.

    Ruislip, Middlesex.

    SV Mr J Wooler and son, Roland studying plans of new motorbike pan down to bike. SV Mr Wooler tinkering with engine. CU Disconnecting petrol feed. CU Removing engine from frame. CU Mr J Wooler and Mr. Lonnon works manager, looking on, pan to son Roland seated on bike. SV Roland. seated on new Wooler motorcycle. talking to Mr Wooler and Mr. Lonnon CU Back view away from camera Roland drives off. CU Mr Woolers looking on. LV Towards and pan Roland testing motorcycle on road. SV Travel shot Roland riding motorcycle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1413.08
    Media URN:
    46011
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:27:00 / 01:10:58:00
    Canister:
    49/38

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