• Short Summary

    One man helicopters - Water skiing Elephants in New York - Motocross racing in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News Flashes".

    Paris Heliport, France.

    CU Mechanics looking at one man helicopter - the Hiller Rotorcycle. SV Mechanics placing helicopter for take-off. CU. Mechanic checking rotorblades. SV. Pilot being strapped to seat. SV. Rotor-cycle taking off. CU Rotorcycle airborne. GV Rotorcycle climbing. SV Rotorcycle going past factory chimneys. LV Rotorcycle climbing. SV Rotorcycle turning and going away from camera.

    New Jersey, United States of America (USA).

    SV Elephant being taken out of truck. GV Elephant being led along jetty by blonde woman in a swimming costume. CU Girl feeding elephant. GV Elephant being taken onto water skis. SV Girl straightening elephant's trunk. GV Girl and elephant on water skis being towed by boat. GV Elephant and girl waterskiing on the Hudson River

    Intertitle reads: "France".

    Poitiers, France.

    GV Start of international motocross race. SV Motorcycle Riders coming towards camera. GV Riders coming downhill. GV Riders going uphill, they reach the top and their bikes leave the ground. GV 2 riders battling round corner. SV Riders coming toward camera, pan to show them going down hill. CU No 1 riding a Norton coming toward camera. SV Crowd cheering. CU British motorbike rider Leslie Archer being presented with trophy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:33:00 / 01:17:19:00

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