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  • Short Summary

    Cycle race in a velodrome provides speed thrills.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Speed thrill - and a spill. In 25 mile motor paced cycle race at opening of Season's racing. Winner's time, 39 mins 30 secs."

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

    M/S cyclists race round a banked wooden race track. Each rider is preceded by a motorcycle pacemaker. The race continues at high speed without pacemakers and some riders collide and are helped from the track.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    676.32
    Media URN:
    32876
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:19:00 / 01:50:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1390

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