• Short Summary

    The Signal Display Team demonstrate skills on motor bikes. Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Signals Display Team, Yorkshire.

    L/S Two motorcyclists approaching ramp and flying through paper barriers. M/S Sergeant rider standing ready. M/S (Slow motion) Sergeant proceeding up the ramp and bursting through dummy brick wall. M/S Captain sitting ready. Pan down to his hand moving, twist grip. M/S Rider approaching ramp in background - Sergeant throws match to pile of straw soaked in petrol in the foreground. M/S (Slow motion) rider travelling up ramp and through flaming mass.

    M/S Rider starting off with set of ladders attached upright to his motorcycle. M/S Four others looking on. M/S The three riders travelling along the cycle. M/S Two others looking on. M/S Two riders on motorcycle and sidecar riding along on two wheels only (sidecar wheel has been detached). One rider throws the wheel onto the ground. M/S The driver picks up the wheel as he passes and slings it to the other rider who places it back again on the sidecar spindle. M/S Two others looking on. M/S Same pair of riders travelling along on two wheels and both standing with arms outstretched.

    M/S Nine riders travelling along on one motorcycle. Four of them lean out backwards and they all stretch their arms out. M/S Rider starts off on cycle. Another one jumps on and stands on the pillion - from there he steps up until he is sitting on the shoulders of the driver. M/S Another man who now joins the first two - two more men one on the others shoulders are waiting to sit on the front mudguard as the bike comes towards them - they do so and another one jumps on also. Two more jump one. L/S Still more jumping on. They gradually jump off the moving bike again. The cycle has carried a total of 16 men. They run along in single file behind the cycle.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, stunts, stuntmen.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:18:00 / 01:24:35:00
    NP 454

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