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  • Short Summary

    Cycling in wartime to save petrol.

  • Description

    No petrol, so push cycling. Location of events unknown.

    Bicycles for fun and country. World War One; home front. Civilians in Britain are encouraged to use bicycles to save petrol. Various scenes of bicycling. GV park; with children and adults walking about. pan right to show several bicycles lying on ground. CU funny shot of a 3-generation family bike -- 2 women - a young and an old - riding a tandem bike; with a child in a sidecar! A street filled with bicycle riders; on some special ride to promote cycling. Start of a boys' bicycle race.

    Conservation; fuel; energy; sports; recreation; transportation; exercise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1898.25
    Media URN:
    72786
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:29:00 / 01:36:02:00
    Canister:
    ON 101 E

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