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  • Short Summary

    T.C. de la Hay wins the senior Tourist Trophy in a sensational race covering 226 miles.

  • Description

    Isle of Man.

    Intertitle: "ALL RECORDS BROKEN! T.C. de la Hay wins senior Tourist Trophy in sensational race, covering 226 1/2 miles at an average speed of 52 miles per hour".

    High angled M/S of a rank of motorcyclists waiting to start a race. The motorcycles start one at a time - L/S of a competitor speeding off past crowds of spectators and a church.

    L/S of a motorcyclist rounding a sharp corner on a country lane. M/S of the motorcycle climbing a steep hill, more competitors follow, producing a cloud of dust. M/S of de la Hay winning the race - he speeds past a packed grand stand, spectators cheer wildly.

    C/U of de la Hay leaning on his bike surrounded by well-wishers.

    Note: please refer to TT MOTORCYCLE RACE - in G 677 as it also contains footage of the Isle of Man motorcycle races from this year (1920) . AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    214.24
    Media URN:
    21604
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:21:00 / 01:29:40:00
    Canister:
    G 679

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "T.C. de la Hay" is Tommy de la Hay.

    The title-winning run seen here took place on 16 June 1920.

    The title could be tidied up by losing the "Tt" at the start.

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