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    Isle of Man.

    SCU. Riders lined up for start of the Senior International T.T. motorcycle race. CU. Geoff Duke talking to another rider. CU. Mechanics looking at engine of No 6. SCU. Start of race by Sir Ambrose Flux Dundas, Lieut. Governor of Isle of Man. CU. Spectators watching. SCU. Lieut. Governor starting race and handing over flag to official starter. SCU. No 37 starting off. SCU. Duke starts off on his Italian Gilera, pan away to distance. LS. Two riders coming towards camera after start, swing shot to backs. LS. Riders coming round corner, at speed. SCU. No 14 and No 11 taking corner at Governor's bridge. SCU. No 16, No 25, and No 23, taking corner at Governor's Bridge. SCU. Duke taking corner at Governor's Bridge, first lap, he is already in lead. SCU. No 41 taking corner at Quarter Bridge. LS. Pan, riders approaching corner up straight. LS. Field roaring up straight to the stands, pan to spectators. LS. Duke and Armstrong go through at speed, coming down from mountains. CU. Men watching. LS. Flagging in Armstrong and Duke at the end of the race, & LS. CU. Duke's wife kissing him.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:01:32:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    Isle of Man - T.T Races STILLS Belstaff Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace John Surtees Masters Isle of Man TT (1950s) Surtees Mike Hawthorn March17 General Racing Footage (1955)
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