• Short Summary

    Marathon cycle race at Madison Square Gardens - competitors sleep and eat at track side.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Six day bicycle race".

    Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States of America (USA).

    Marathon bicycle race lasting almost a week, competitors sleep and eat in short breaks in middle of tracks. 15 teams from all over the world compete.

    Various shots of cyclists resting in cots at side of track. One cyclist is representing Germany - a swastika flag flies over his cot.

    We see the Mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia, fires the starting pistol in the foreground. Various shots of cyclists racing around the track watched by a large audience.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.11
    Media URN:
    16110
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:40:00 / 01:07:48:00
    Canister:
    37/98

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