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  • Short Summary

    Motorcyclists try to make it to the top of a very steep hill without a proper road to ride up.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Motorcycling extraordinary. Speed fiends daringly attempt to ride up roadless hill with gradient of one in three and (rest of title is obscured by timecode). Canada.

    A man waves a flag and one of the motorcyclists sets off up the hill, he falls off half way up and people run to help him. M/S from the side of the hill as various cyclists attempt to make it to the top but fall off, one turns round and the motorcycle shoots away. M/S as one makes it to the top. M/S from the top of the hill as more cyclists shoot over it, one of them stops and his motorcycle shoots out from under him into the crowd who scatter. M/S as another reaches the top and rides off past the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    324.06
    Media URN:
    24109
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:08:00 / 01:06:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1037

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