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  • Short Summary

    Annual T.T. motorcycle race meeting.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Tourist Trophy Races. W.L. Handley Wins Light Weight Race breaking record by no less than 12mins 54 secs."

    Isle of Man

    Men push their motorbikes along the roadway to the start. There is a man in 'plus fours' at start. Riders wear leather trousers, or breeches. The riders are seen to take a sharp downhill corner on one stretch of road - two are seen falling off, but they each get up and pick up their machines and carry on. No 22 wins, C/U of his face as he has a cigarette and a drink from what looks like a paper cup. He looks pleased and makes some faces.

    Note: This item is not listed in the documentation file - date not certain. The item listed for G 1408 - Senior Tourist Trophy - relates to Alec Bennett and is currently missing - it may be found in another can -file indicates 'not in can' 20/10/1987 - MK Nov 2000

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    686.23
    Media URN:
    33133
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:31:00 / 01:39:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1408

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