• Short Summary

    Vintage motorcycle owners take part in the Annual Run from Tattenham Corner to Brighton.

  • Description

    Tattenham Corner, Epsom, Surrey.

    Various shots show competitors preparing their vintage motorcycles for the 14th Annual Pioneer Run from Tattenham Corner to Brighton. Among those bikes seen are De Dion, 1903 Triumph, 1899 Beeston tricycle, 1901 Humber, 1903 Quadrant, 1903 Buchet.

    The race starts with a man waving a flag and we see the first driver start off on a 1902 Clement Victoria. Followed by the 1899 Beeston, 1903 Triumph, 1904 Raleighette Forecar (with a woman riding on a seat at the front) and 1903 Rex. M/S of children up a tree watching the motorbikes go by. Various shots of the bikes on the run. Two men on Penny Farthing cycles join the run at one stage.

    C/U of road sign reading 'A23 Brighton Horsham'. 1909 FN goes by. 1909 Triumph. M/S of the finishing banner on the Brighton sea front. 1912 Zenith crosses the line. Officials and spectators look on. Only woman driver on the run, Mrs M Savage on 1913 receives congratulations. General view of the Brighton front with competitors still arriving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1277.23
    Media URN:
    34450
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:53:00 / 01:35:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 295

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