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    Motorcycle racing in the Isle of Man for Senior Tourist Trophy.

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    Isle of Man.

    Title: "Stanley Woods wins Senior Tourist Trophy and completes Triple Crown for Ireland".

    M/S of three motorcyclists; one sits on his bike, the other two shake hands over the handlebars. M/S of the man on the motorcyclist - competitor number 1 - at the start of the race. After a race official signals number 1 to start, competitor number 2 takes his place in the starting box. Various shots of other competitors leaving the starting box.

    Various shots of motorcyclists racing down country roads cleared of all other traffic. People watch from verges and walls, there are some advertising banners for 'Dunlop' etc. M/S of a motorcyclist speeding past packed spectator stands.

    C/U of a motorcyclists sitting on his bike, surrounded by a crowd of people. The motorcyclist is lifted onto the shoulders of two men. C/U of the motorcyclist - could be Woods?

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:02:05. More shots of motorcyclists being congratulated at the end of the race. Some shots of maintenance being carried out on motorcycles in a garage. M/S of bike being weighed on giant scales in a marquee. Various shots of bikes being inspected by officials. Shots of bikes assembling for start of the race. C/U of another, unidentified rider. Otherwise, shots are same or similar to those in edited part of story.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:09:25:00
    G 1305

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