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  • Short Summary

    Various games involving motorcycles are played at annual gymkhana in Woolwich. Tinted.

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    Item title reads - Wonderful wheelers. "The Grand National" - "Football Final" - and "Land Plaining" provided many thrills at Annual Gymkhana. Woolwich, Kent.

    L/S as the motorcyclists set off and turn a corner, three of them approach some seesaws, one man falls on the corner but gets up and they all ride over. M/S as they ride up ramps and fly off the end. M/S as more motorcyclists approach the seesaws, one man falls going over it. M/S of a game of motorcycle football as they ride around and try to kick the ball whilst on their motorcycles. M/S of water skiing on land, a motorcycle and sidecar drive along pulling a man on a wooden board. M/S as one of them falls off. Two skiers share a board but both jump off on the bend.

    Note: this item is yellow tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage which includes cuts. It is on *PM0396*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:54:00 / 01:43:23:00
    G 1191

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