• 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 Pathe
    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.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the detail.

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