• Short Summary

    Six day cycle race in Berlin won by two Dutch riders.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Six day cycle race".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Various shots competitors in the six days cycle race. Various shots people watching race. Various C/Us of bell being rung. More shots race. C/U cyclist's leg being massaged. More shots race. C/U man operating bicycle pump operating pump. More shots race. Various C/Us bicycle wheels. Various shots cyclists going around track slowly.

    Various shots track being cleaned, rubbish is swept from spectator stands. More shots cyclists going round track slowly, one of them is reading a newspaper. Various C/Us of wheel spinning. L/S cyclists going round track. Various C/Us mug of beer, less beer in each shot. More shots race. Various C/Us food disappearing from a plate.

    More shots race. Various C/Us man whistling. More shots race. C/U man watching. C/U winners having large wreaths placed over their heads. C/U woman blowing a horn. Panning shot winners shaking hands. Both winning cyclists are Dutch.

    The item is edited in time to Germanic sounding waltz.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.34
    Media URN:
    53124
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:48:00 / 01:49:07:00
    Canister:
    62/10

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