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    Cycle and Motorcycle show from London's Earls Court.

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    Full title reads: "Earls Court. Show For 2-Wheelers".

    Earls Court, London. Cycle and Motorcycle show.

    GV Elevated Crowds going round the Exhibition. LV Push bikes on stand modelled on the world. CU ditto. SV Racer John Surtees on the right walking through the show. SV Crowd. SV Surtees on Moulton cycle going through obstacle course. SV ditto, LV As Surtees nearly falls off trying to get through part of the course. SV Two boys looking at racing bike. CU The two boys. CU Pan. Ex-World Champion Reg Harris with the bike that won him the Championship. SV ditto. SV The 'Trusty Tourmaster' fibre glass push bike. CU Pan ditto. SV The 'Quint' bike, a five seater tandem. CU ditto. CU Pan pedals of the bike. LV Five girls in riding gear on the bike. SV ditto. from behind.

    GV Ext. Earls Court. Pan to competitors in the Sultana Cycle Race Grand Prix coming alongside the building. LV As they flash past camera. LV The competitors pedalling up hill away from camera. LV As they come past camera. LV Pan as they race fast round the bend. CU As they flash past camera. SV Pan as the winner Alfred Hitchen crosses winning line. LV Crowd applauds. CU Alfred Hitchen.

    SV Int. John Surtees. getting on to a Norton 600 motorbike. CU Surtees on the Norton. LV A racing Suzuki on revolving stand. LV Pan Hondas on revolving stand. CU The Honda 160 on stand. SV The 'Brough Superior' that belonged to Lawrence of Arabia. CU Pan the Brough. CU Pan up girl in leather suit. SV Mrs Joan Hall gets onto Electric powered scrambler. CU Mrs Hall. SV As she goes away around miniature scramble course. CU Pan Mrs Hall comes past camera. SV A BMW R69s priced £524.9s.10d. CU The price on number plate. CU Pan the BMW. CU Girls reflection in rear view mirror. Zoom back to SV to show girl on the 'DMX Deemster Hardtop'. SV Pan ditto. LV The girl on the Deemster.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:12:00 / 01:21:58:00

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