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  • Short Summary

    Motorcycles race through the country lanes in the north.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "O'er Hill And Dale…And Sometimes Water! Scenes on a day's run during the 6 day's International Motor-Cycle Trials in the Lake District."

    North England

    Shot of motor cyclists racing toward bridge down country roads watched by a few onlookers, they race uphill past houses. The bikes sweep around the bends of country lanes. Motor cyclists negotiate through a ford helped by onlookers through knee deep water, followed by a motor bike and side car. It rides into camera shot cheered and clapped by spectators.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates 'Over Hill and Dale'. These bikers were able to get themselves out of the mire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.01
    Media URN:
    33303
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1426

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