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    Isle of Man.

    Title: "Won by 20 seconds. C. W. Johnson, defeats Ghersi, the Italian crack rider, after thrilling dual in Lightweight T. T. Race".

    M/S of a motorcyclist speeding around a sharp bend in steeply sloping road. Crowds of spectators watch from walls and banks, there is no other traffic on the road. Similar shot of another motorcyclist coming down the same stretch of road, he almost skids off his bike. M/S of a motorcyclist turning a sharp corner. L/S of a motorcyclist speeding down a straight stretch of road. M/S of a motorcyclist sitting on his bike at the end of the race, several men and two boy scouts stand around the bike cheering.

    Intertitle: "Heroes of the dramatic race congratulate each other".

    M/S of a crowd of men standing around one of the competitors, still sitting on his bike. One of the men has his arm around the motorcyclist, he bends down and gives him a very affectionate kiss and hug. M/S of the two men previously seen embracing being carried on the shoulders of a crowd - could be Ghersi and Johnson.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:58:00
    G 1304
    Sort Number:
    G 1304
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
    Old motorcycle racing
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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