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  • Short Summary

    Bizarre cycling race where contestants stop after each lap to do silly things.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "OBSTACLES FOR CYCLISTS - Novel race in Switzerland."

    Switzerland.

    Start of the novel cyclist race in Switzerland. Contestants start cycling along the track while people cheer from the stands.

    After the first lap cyclists dismount and start fiddling with heir bikes. They take the back wheels off reverse them and put them back on to continue the race. Cyclist race for another lap.

    After the second lap cyclists dismount to change he bicycles - several men jump in to make sure they changed them. Cyclists continue racing and crowd cheering.

    Before the last lap they stop again. Cyclists approaching table with several men around to pick something up, then they go back on track to finish the race.

    Several men around the table discussing something. Winner receives flowers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    801.36
    Media URN:
    10191
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:50:00 / 01:53:56:00
    Canister:
    34/89

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