• Short Summary

    Cycling event marks end of Olympic Games in London.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Various shots of cycling event from 1948 London Olympics. For full details see story in 48/67. Winner: Jose Beyaert of France.

    Possibly connected with 48/67 - MD.

    Note: The race took place on 13 August 1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.01
    Media URN:
    59764
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:12:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 037 A

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 13 August 1948.

    It's started by Prince Philip, using a starting pistol.

    The race takes place in Windsor Great Park.

    In the final shots, Prince Philip shakes the hand of the race winner, Jose Beyaert of France.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the detail.

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