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  • Short Summary

    Swedish motorcyclist Nillsson wins International Speedway competition in Holland.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    International speedway, Holland (Netherlands).

    CU speedway motorcycle, pan up to riders standing beside their bikes. CU European Champion Josef Holmeister from Germany. LS start of one of the heats, pan with cyclists going away from camera. Various shots heat in progress. CU woman flinching. LS start of another heat, riders come towards camera and round bend. CU woman biting her finger nails. Various shots motorbikes racing around dirt track. Crowd applauding. LS start of the final heat, pan with riders into the first bend. CU man pointing. Leader, Holmeister broadsiding. CU woman biting her nails and flinching. Pan with Holmeister coming into bend, Nillsson (of Sweden) comes up very fast from behind and overtakes Holmeister. Official waiting to flag the winner in, pan to Nillsson coming in to win with Holmeister second. Crowd applauding. CU an official placing the Golden Helmet on Nillsson's head.

    NB: paperwork suggests this item was used in AKC (Army Kinema Corporation) issue 31.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2738.17
    Media URN:
    80637
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:40:00 / 01:30:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 3250 E

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