• Short Summary

    The 250 cc and 500 cc races from the Ulster Motorcycle Grand Prix.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ulster. Motorcycle Grand Prix".

    Dundrod, Ulster, Northern Ireland.

    GV bikes warming up on the starting grid for the start of the 250cc race. LV Ditto. SV Allen Shepherd talking to his mechanic before the start. SV crowd. LV the starter drops the flag pan as the men push their bikes away to start. LV the riders coming past camera. LV crowd at a bend. LV pan as the leader No 27 Bob Mcintyre riding a Honda comes past camera. LV pan as Mike Hailwood laying second on a Honda comes past camera. GV bikes coming past the pits. SV Japanese mechanic signalling to a rider. LV pan rider coming past the pit area at speed. LV crowd as rider goes past. LV as Bob Mcintyre comes towards and past camera at the finish of the race. LV as Mcintyre crosses the line. SV man checking stop watches. GV crowds watching the presentation. SV as the laurel wreath is placed over Mcintyre's head. LV crowd cheering. SV from left to right Tom Phillis, Bob Mcintyre and Mike Hailwood. CU crowd.

    LV pan the start of 500cc race as the riders push away E Boyce. No 16. swerves to avoid a slow starter he collides with another rider who manages to hold his machine up but Boyce falls down in front of No 44. HR Anderson and both riders and machines fall to the ground. SV as Marshals and members of the crowd help pick the machines and riders up. LV the rest of the riders coming round the bend. CU woman in crowd. LV pan N.45. Gary Hocking riding and MV Agusta comes into a bend. LV as two other riders led by John Hartle on a Norton come into the bend the other rider is Alistair King also on a Norton. CU Elderly man in crowd. SV pan as John Hartle leads Mike Hailwood onto a bend. LV R Langston coming into the bend on a matchless. LV as the three riders coming out of a bend and pass camera. SV crowd. LV as Hocking comes towards and past camera on the final straight. LV he crosses the finishing line SV crowd of Motor cyclists. CU Gary Hocking laughing with a friend.
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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:25:00 / 01:21:21:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Allen Shepherd" in text and tags should read Alan Shepherd.

    "Bob Mcintyre" in text should read Bob McIntyre.

    "E Boyce" is Ellis Boyce.

    The man currently named as "Tom Phillis" is actually Jim Redman.

    "HR Anderson" is Bob Anderson.

    "R Langston" is Ron Langston.

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  2. pritch says

    The "Italian MZ" Shepherd was riding was actually the East German MZ. MV is Italian.

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