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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the 'Texas Daredevils' riding up steep hills on their motorcycles.

  • Description

    Motorcycle dispatch riders - 'Texas Daredevils'.

    World War One/motorcycles. hill climbs. 'Texas Daredevil Dispatch Riders'. Shot panning on line of guys standing by lightweight motorbikes. They start to mount them. The riders approaching on wide road; riding 4 abreast spread out. Next; they ride single file up a hill; away from camera. Same view; riding over top of hill; with an officer standing at the top watching. Then shot from the other direction; of the cycles coming up over the top; flying through the air a ways; and landing on a path. Speedy messengers.

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    Film ID:
    1878.42
    Media URN:
    72211
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:54:00 / 01:38:39:00
    Canister:
    ON 074 B

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