• Short Summary

    Too much mud at the European Motocross Championship in Montreuil.

  • Description

    Montreuil, France.

    SV towards and pan, motorcycles starting race, several come off as they climb hill. SV motorcycles and riders slithering down hill after falling. STV a British rider going round track. SCU pan, other riders approaching hill. SV riders speeding up hill. SV pan, another motorcyclist stopping on hill. SV rider coming towards, & STV falling from bike. SCU people helping to pull rider and bike from mud. SV another rider sliding to a stop in the mud. SV a rider climbing hill. SV another rider climbing hill. SV cameraman slipping and sliding down hill. SV motorcyclist slipping over the mud, & STV falling off bike. SCU pan, Jeff Smith of Britain going through mud, & SCU. SV Smith of Britain winning his heat. CU mud covered Smith, pan down to mud covered bike. SCU pan, another rider tackling hill, & STV bike stops and rider and bike go backwards down hill.

    (F.G.)(Orig "B)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    184.09
    Media URN:
    29888
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:49:00 / 01:14:57:00
    Canister:
    54/72

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