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  • Short Summary

    Mr H.R. Davies wins the Senior Tourist Trophy Race in Douglas. Isle of Man.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Senior Tourist Trophy Race won by H.R. Davies who designed, made, and rode his own "H.R.D." cycle - at average speed of over 66 miles per hour. Douglas, Isle of Man.

    L/S of the motorcyclists all lined up ready to start. M/S of number 15 making adjustments to his motorcycle. M/S as they race over a bridge, and from another angle as they race through the countryside. M/S as they race past crowded stands of people. M/S of Mr Davies kissing a woman as he is held on the shoulders' of his friends, the lady gives him a glass of wine.

    Intertitle - 'The sidecar race provided a thrill a minute!' M/S as they push the motorcycle and sidecar along and then jump in as it sets off.

    M/S of number 15 putting his goggles on, various shots of them all waiting to start, camera pans slowly across them. One pushes off and a policeman walks across while others wait and the next one gets ready to go. Various shots as they race around a corner. Scouts wheel motorcycle number 15 along followed by Mr Davies who has his hand shaken. M/S of him posing with his motorcycle, everyone pats him on the back. M/S of him sat on their shoulders. Various shots of the race. M/S as the competitors slowly wheel their motorcycles along.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:14:28 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:57:00 / 01:16:32:00
    G 1200

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