• Short Summary

    World Championship Speedway takes place at Wembley, Greater London.

  • Description

    No title - World Championship Speedway. Wembley, Greater London.

    Various shots of Speedway trophy. Various shots contestants lined up. C/U Barry Briggs. M/S and C/U Igor Plechanov. C/U Ove Fundin. L/S crowd. C/U pan riders at the start for the first race, tape goes up and camera pans as they go away from camera. Various shots as bikes flash past camera. M/S as Ray Wilson wins race one.

    M/S riders coming up to start for race four, pan to C/U of Plechanov. M/S as the tapes go up. Rider No. 13's machine rears into air and he falls. M/S as three remaining riders come through bend. L/S pan as they go past camera with Ivan Mauger in the lead. Various shots of the race as Mauger comes in to win.

    L/S start of race six, Plechanov takes the lead from Briggs. Various shots of the race Briggs tries to pass Plechanov but can't manage it. Pan as they come past and Plechanov wins. L/S crowd.

    L/S start of race seven as they go into bend, Ray Wilson falls but he gets up and remounts his machine. M/S pan with Fundin who is in the lead. L/S crowd. M/S as Fundin is presented with medal. M/S of winners on podium. M/S as Fundin waves his hands in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2041.05
    Media URN:
    56408
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:37:00 / 01:06:46:00
    Canister:
    67/76

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 16 September 1967.

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