• Short Summary

    THE CYCLING SEASON IN BRITAIN GOT OFF TO A FLYING START TODAY (SUNDAY) WITH THE HARP LAGER GRAND PRIX-HELD AT BEACONSFIELD IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CYCLIST PREPARING FOR RACE
    0.05

    2.
    CV SVEN ANDERSON (SWEDEN, NO 11)
    0.11

    3.
    CV PIET VAN DIJK (HOLLAND, NO 6)
    0.16

    4.
    CV PIET BUUTS (HOLLAND NO 5)
    0.20

    5.
    CV ROGER VERHEYDEN (BELGIUM, NO 1)
    0.24

    6.
    CV WILLY VANDENDRIESSCHE (BELGIUM, NO 2)
    0.29

    7.
    SCU MICHEL GOEURY (FRANCE, NO 3)
    0.36

    8.
    GV PAN..START OF RACE
    0.48

    9.
    TRAVEL SHOT..CYCLISTS
    1.00

    10.
    REAR V..OF CYCLISTS IN PACK
    1.05

    11.
    CV SIGN POST PAN...CYCLIST ROUND BEND
    1.10

    12.
    MV PAN..COMPETITORS ROUND CORNER
    1.21

    13.
    TRAVEL SHOT..COMPETITORS ON HOME STRETCH (3 SHOTS)
    1.32

    14.
    TV PAN..WINNER ACROSS FINISH LINE
    1.39

    15.
    GV PAN..OTHER COMPETITORS CROSS FINISHING LINE
    1.48

    16.
    SV WINNER D.HARRISON (GT BRITAIN NO 43) RECEIVES SASH
    1.53

    17.
    MV CROWD APPLAUDS
    1.55

    18.
    SCU FROM LEFT TO RIGHT..MACKLAM (U.K. NO 57) HARRISON AND PIET VAN DIJK
    2.05



    Initials DE/V/MGT/ES


    SPORT: CYCLING
    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS FILM FOR SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY, NOT MORE THAN TWO MINUTES TO BE USED IN ANY ONE PROGRAMME.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE CYCLING SEASON IN BRITAIN GOT OFF TO A FLYING START TODAY (SUNDAY) WITH THE HARP LAGER GRAND PRIX-HELD AT BEACONSFIELD IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. AS WELL AS BRITISH ENTRIES, COMPETITORS CAME FROM FRANCE, BELGIUM, HOLLAND AND SWEDEN.

    THE COURSE IS TEN MILES IN CIRCUMFERENCE, AND THE RIDERS HAD TO COMPLETE EIGHT CIRCUITS, MAKING A JOURNEY OF EIGHTY MILES IN ALL.

    SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE LINED THE ROUTE AS THE COMPETITORS STARTED. FOR THE MOST PART THE CYCLISTS KEPT CLOSELY BUNCHED AND A FEW SPILLS ADDED TO THE EXCITEMENT. HOWEVER AS THE RACE PROGRESSES, D. HARRISON, FROM THE BRITISH MANCHESTER WHEELERS TEAM BROKE AWAY AND WON COMFORTABLY IN A TIME OF THREE HOURS, THIRTY-THREE SECONDS. TWENTY SECOND BEHIND HIM CAME THE FAMOUS DUTCH CYCLIST, PIET VAN DIJK. THE YORKSHIRE CHAMPION, J. MACKLAM FROM LEEDS FINISHED THIRD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5B4SSOOHW3KSBJ98YA7S4UQJF
    Media URN:
    VLVA5B4SSOOHW3KSBJ98YA7S4UQJF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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