• Short Summary

    Footage of motor cross race at Hawkstone Park in Shropshire.

  • Description

    Motor Cross Grand Prix at Hawkstone Park in Shropshire.

    L/S the start of the Grand Prix of Great Britain. M/S No.5. Roger Vanderbecken of Belgium followed by Herman De Soet who is also of Belgium he is followed by No.28. John Harris Great Britain behind him No.13. G. Delbeyrat of France then comes No.8. Walter Beaten of Belgium, behind him No.19. Mogens Rassmussen of Denmark. L/S the riders going away from camera pull. M/S No22. Dave Curtis of Great Britain going past camera he is in the lead.

    L/S as other riders follow him they are Gordon Blakeway of Great Britain No.27. Gunar Johnnesen of Sweden. M/S Dave Curtis. L/S No10. Jacques Landel of Switzerland followed by No.18. Ejvind Hansen of Denmark, and Guy Bertrand of France. M/S other riders going past camera. M/S Dave Curtis still leading coming over hump and then starting to go downhill. M/S Dave Curtis coming down the hill camera pans with him as he goes towards the bend. L/S other riders coming down hill. L/S riders coming towards camera. L/S Dave Curtis coming in to the finish. M/S Dave Curtis stripped to the waist standing by his bike talking to someone. C/U Curtis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1730.14
    Media URN:
    53683
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:29:00 / 01:23:42:00
    Canister:
    61/54

Comments (1)

  1. Duple-Super-Vega says

    Do you really only get 1 minute 22 seconds for your £30? This is a great bit of film, I love to watch Dave Curtis on the big Matchless but 30 quid? ouch!

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