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  • Short Summary

    Speedway riders test out their motorcycles on the dirt track at London's White City stadium.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    White City, London.

    VS of Speedway rider checking his motorbike over in car park (His name may be Geer). Another rider cleans mud from his motorcycle. More shots of riders and mechanics tinkering with bikes. CU of rider wearing vest for Speedway team - 'City Rebels'. CU rider pulling on gloves.

    VS of riders on starting grid. (They may be training, the stadium is empty). They race off around the track. More shots of starts. LS of empty stands. Shots of riders racing around the dirt track.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3381.06
    Media URN:
    71657
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:47:00 / 01:26:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 4640 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "His name may be Geer" - it's Trevor Geer.

    At 01:36 we see Richard Greer.

    The appearance of a "White City Rebels" vest at 02:38 narrows this clip's date range down to 1976-78, this being the time period that team was based at White City Stadium.

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