• Short Summary

    High winds troubled the 69 cyclists from seven countries who started from Brighton on Monday (29 May) in the first stage of the Round-Britain Milk Race.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Starting area
    0.05

    2.
    SV Riders prepares for start, PAN FROM British A team in red to British B team in blue
    0.13

    3.
    SV Onlookers
    0.14

    4.
    SV British B team riders move to start.
    0.19

    5.
    GV & SV Start (2 shots)
    0.30

    6.
    SV Jackie Pallo with Union Jack starts race.
    0.34

    7.
    GV Riders away
    0.45



    Initials BB/0050 JH/PN/BB/0043


    This film is from the British Broadcasting Corporation.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: High winds troubled the 69 cyclists from seven countries who started from Brighton on Monday (29 May) in the first stage of the Round-Britain Milk Race. The race, an annual event, is sponsored by Britain's Milk Marketing Board.

    British wrestler Jackie Palle, who's a cyclist himself, waved a Union Jack to start the race.

    The winner of the first stage to Swindon was Jan de Bore of the Netherlands and the Dutch team as a whole were also in the overall lead.

    When the race finishes in Blackpool on June 10, the cyclists will have covered over 1100 miles (1771 kms).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1F2CNZ9KP5DXIR2GREX4VU6BF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1F2CNZ9KP5DXIR2GREX4VU6BF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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