• Short Summary

    Pennsylvania hill climb - motorcycle stars tackle the formidable Freemansburg Hill.

  • Description

    Freemansburg, Pennsylvania.

    LV. First motorcyclist goes tearing up hill. SCU. Motorcyclist just starting off from bottom of the hill, pan with him as he heads up the hill. LV. From top of the hill as motor comes tearing up (not the same chap). Camera pans with him as he goes past bumping alongside shooting up lots of dust. GV. People in foreground watching the climb going on as a cyclist like a tiny dot is going up the hill. LV. Towards, cyclist coming up the hill and his front wheel goes up in the air and he lands on his back side and starts to pick up bike. LV. Chap just leaving the start at the bottom of the hill coming up towards camera and past. LV. Another cyclist coming up the hill, skidding all over the roadway and he goes past into some bushes. LV. Another chap coming up hill and he falls over about 3/4 of the way up the hill. SCU. Group of young boys watching. LV. Towards and past, man coming up the hill - not sure whether this is Roy Nealon. SV. Group of boys at bottom of the hill clapping. CU. The winner, Roy Nealon.

    (F.G.) (Orig "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    597.14
    Media URN:
    32093
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:50:00 / 01:15:48:00
    Canister:
    56/72

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