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    Motorcycling races around Isle of Man.

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    Isle of Man.

    Title: "JUNIOR TOURIST TROPHY. Alec Bennett - on a Velocatte - wins in record time for the Course of 3 hrs. 57 mins. 37 secs."

    M/S of motorcyclists getting into starting positions for the start of a race, spectators watch from packed stands. M/S of competitors number 3 and 4 wheeling their bikes past a man with a clip board. Panning shot over competitors waiting to start, the man with a clipboard signals to competitor number 1 to start his bike.

    Various shots of motorcyclists racing around country roads, passing spectators sitting on walls and signs advertising 'Dunlop'. M/S of two motorcyclists speeding past spectator stands. C/U of competitor number 5 - Bennett? - sitting on his bike looking pleased, three men stand behind him, once wears at armband.

    More shots of motorcyclists racing around country lanes and roads, small pockets of people watch from roadside.

    Intertitle (flashframe): "Spills at Governor's Bridge".

    More general shots of race, including several competitors skidding off their bikes as they turns a sharp downhill bend. Brief M/S of crowds in stands. C/U of a competitor in goggle and helmet - Bennett?

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:19:00 / 01:35:29:00
    G 1303

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