• Short Summary

    Jack Williams wins the Lancashire motorcycle race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LANCASHIRE'S GRAND NATIONAL - Speed thrills on Holcombe Moor."

    Holcombe Moor nr Manchester, Lancashire.

    Line of men with crash helmets on. They are the entries for this year's 'Lancashire's Motorcycle Grand National'. Line of motorcycles before the race - crowd behind them. Men start running towards their motorcycles at the start of the race. Men racing through countryside - lots of mud, rough terrain, hills, bumps etc. Medium shot of the winner Jack Williams of Gloucestershire on his bike - Norton.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    805.03
    Media URN:
    10240
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:55:00 / 01:04:19:00
    Canister:
    34/93

Comments (1)

  1. bob emmett says

    fabulous. I remember in about 1953/1954 nearly getting knocked down near the stone wall. Many years later it took me 2 goes to get up harcles hill. damn good days!

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