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    Skerries Nr. Dublin, Southern Ireland, Irish Republic, Eire

    Title card reads: "The Leinster 200 - Thrilling motorcycle race on famous Skerries Course near Dublin"

    WS. Skerries for the start of the Leinster 200 as riders position their motorbikes. LS. The start as the riders push their bikes No. 9 is first away. WS. As the next group start. LS. Spectators behind a rope barrier. WS. Motorcycles racing down towards camera. WS. Out in the country as two riders negotiate fast bends. WS. Countryside. LS. Rider racing through a tunnel under a bridge pan as he heads off round a corner. LS. E. P. Griffiths has the lead until near the finish. LS. Another bike through the tunnel pan as it heads off. LS. Another bike through the tunnel.

    WS. High Angle as a Motorbike heads though the countryside. WS. Pan bike around fast bend. WS. Rider racing around a corner. LS. In Village as riders appear round a fast bend and disappear past camera. LS. Reverse Angle to see bikes heading round village corner sandbags are visible wrapped around petrol pumps as a precaution. WS. Monument corner large crowds watch as the bikes race through. LS. Crowds. LS. Monument corner. MS. Crowds. LS. Crowds lining the pavement. LS. Motorbikes racing down long street with houses towards camera. WS. Main Street and the finish. MS. L.W. Kitchen? the winner in leathers walking laughing towards camera. L.W. Kitchen? posing with other riders. CU. L W Kitchen? in his leathers.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:30:00 / 02:00:04:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    1930-1939 Temporary Workspaces: 8.3.2011 13:44 Dublin Old motorcycle racing 1930s and 1940s Ireland 1930s and 1940s Ireland
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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