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  • Short Summary

    Motorcycling alone a crowd lined avenue in Phoenix Park.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Leinster 100.

    Phoenix Park, Ireland

    M/S long line of motor cyclists and machines with officials. L/S shows road lined with spectators, as riders push start their motor cycles in the foreground. M/S riders running and jumping onto bikes. They have numbers on their backs. L/S motor cyclists racing along roads lined with crowds of spectators.
    Intertitle reads: "J.H. Blackburn wins a thrilling race in a torrential downpour in Phoenix Park." "Stanley Woods whose wonderful record in this years T.T. classics was the hero of the crowd." "A speed of impression of Stanley Woods on a corner"
    C/U of Stanley Woods in an interview, smiling and posing on his Norton motor cycle. Further race action, including one rider falling off. Shot of Stanley Woods taking a corner at speed. C/U of race winner and machine with onlookers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.07
    Media URN:
    33309
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:02:00 / 01:12:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1426

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "J.H. Blackburn" - the title card reads J H Blackburne.

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