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  • Short Summary

    Graham Walker wins the Ulster Grand Prix on a Rudge Whitworth motorcycle. Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - World's fastest road race. Graham Walker on a Rudge Whitworth wins 250 mile Ulster Grand Prix from 72 "Speed Kings" - averaging 80.078 miles per hour - for 2 hours, 33 minutes! Ireland.

    L/S of people in the stands, the camera pans across them to competitors getting ready for the race. M/S as they all ride away on their motorcycles. Various shots as they round corners and race down the roads. M/S as Graham Walker crosses the finish line, everyone claps, the others follow. M/S as Walker walks down the road with two other men. M/S as Walker shakes hands with a man. C/U of him with a cigarette in his mouth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.15
    Media URN:
    35068
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:07:00 / 01:19:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1535

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