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    Motor cycling Grand Prix in Ireland.

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    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Title: "ULSTER GRAND PRIX 85 daring riders compete for Ireland's Motor Cycling Classic".

    High angled shot, looking over the heads of a crowd, of the start of a race: motorcyclists are gathered under a large banner, they start one at a time. Various shots of motorcyclists speeding along a dusty track with crowds on either side, at one point a motorcyclists skids off his bike coming round a sharp corner and slams into a tree - ouch! (he picks himself and the bike up and manages to continue the race).

    Intertitle: "J. Craig - Winner - broke all British records averaging 67.7 miles per hour for 203 miles".

    M/S of Craig speeding over the finish line, passing crowds of spectators. M/S of Craig, leaning on the arms of two men, walking past the crowd, a man jumps out from the spectator stand to shake Craig's hand. C/U of Craig surrounded by well-wishers.

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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:
    01:09:24:00 / 01:10:48:00
    G 1119

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