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    Six day cycling race in New York.

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    Pedal pushers open six day grind - six day cycle race. New York, United States of America (USA).

    Six day Cycle race in New York. Opens w/ great shot of starter standing inside the slanted track; holding up the pistol - cyclists are already riding round corner onto screen when he shoots gun; they ride past; then he & another man run up across track. CU blur of riders on curve. GV part of track; looking over spectators outside; and at more waiting competitors; etc. in centre. Pan left as cyclists ride round.

    Various shots of the cyclists: DS of side of track as they speed past.; shots alongside track as they ride toward and away from camera. CU going round curve. DS 1/2 of track & activity in centre. CU Trainer gives cyclist a drink; then cyclist lies down on a cot for some rest or sleep; trainer pulls curtain. Continues w/ more similar shots of race from all angles.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:37:00 / 01:56:41:00
    ON 159 L

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