• Short Summary

    The 22nd Pioneer Fun from Tottenham Corner to Brighton was held in clear sunshine yesterday.?

  • Description

    1.
    S.V. Two men taking motor cycle from truck.


    2.
    S.V. Another bike being unloaded.


    3.
    S.V. A 1920 machine, called "Dreed Hought"


    4.
    S.C.U. An 1899 machine.


    5.
    L.X.V. A 1901 slinger 500cc.


    6.
    S.C.U. Ditto.


    7.
    C.U. Ditto.


    8.
    S.V. Camera moves in to words "K.K.K.Katie"


    9.
    S.V. Men looking at machine.


    10.
    S.C.U. Ditto.


    11.
    C.U. Racing type.


    12.
    C.U. Driver puts on motor cycle glasses.


    13.
    C.U. Driver puts beret on and buttons up coat.


    14.
    G.V. Driver taking machine to start.


    15.
    C.U. Young girl.


    16.
    L.V.Pan Two riders leave the start, pan to back view.


    17.
    C.U. A three wheeled 1897 Beeston 157cc-starting off.


    18.
    Side V. The Beeston driver pedalling fast.


    19.
    Travel Shot. A 1909 Minerva 412cc combination, on road to Brighton.


    20.
    C.U. The driver well wrapped up.


    21.
    Front V. Driver and passenger wave.


    22.
    Travel Shot Following a 1906 Neckarsulm 402cc.solo.


    23.
    Side Travel Shot. Following a 1906 Neckarsulm 402cc.solo.pan to engine.


    24.
    Pan from 30-mile an hour sign to motor cycle combinations travelling fast.


    25.
    Travel Shot. A 1914 Sunbeam combination 500cc through street.


    26.
    G.V. Another combination travelling through Handcross village.


    27.
    S.V.Pan No.l. The Slinger 1901 passing camera.


    28.
    S.V.Pan Another passing camera.


    29.
    S.V.Pan From 30-mile sign to bikes passing camera.


    30.
    Travel Shot. A 1914 combination through-street Sparkbreak 772cc.


    31.
    Front V. No.43 the 1987 Beeston, another motorcycle passing.


    32.
    S.V.Past No.43 passes camera to backview.


    33.
    S.C.U. Sign Brighton.


    34.
    S.V. Pan from spectators to bicycle passing camera.


    35.
    L.V. No.69 a 1909 - P & M combination being pushed.


    36.
    C.U. Old lady-pan to her husband, they used this machine on their honeymoon.


    37.
    S.V. They are pushed on.


    38.
    Travel Shot Passing "welcoming" sign.


    39.
    C.U. Rider well wrapped.


    40.
    Side V. Ditto, on a 1913 Rudge 499cc.


    41.
    G.V.Pan From Brighton sea front to finishing point, rider coming in No.148-a 1913 Zenith.


    42.
    S.V. No.148 coming in.


    43.
    L.V. More competitors arriving at finish.


    44.
    L.V. Sign "finish".


    45.
    G.V. Another arriving.


    46.
    L.V. Crowd.


    47.
    S.V. Woman pushing bike.


    48.
    S.C.U. A combination arriving-"the 1st to arrive was" No.100 Mr. D.W. Lawrence riding a 1910 Scott 486cc."




    Initials AW A.W./P.B.


    SPORT: MOTORCYCLE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The 22nd Pioneer Fun from Tottenham Corner to Brighton was held in clear sunshine yesterday. Over 100 motor bicycles contrived to being, splutter and rattle over the finishing line at Brighton.

    When these machines first saw the light of day, the skid lid had not yet been invented in its modern glossy egg-shaped form. Fashin of the period dictated something a little more decorative, if less utilitarian.

    The oldest Cycle in the run on 1897 Beeston, was ridden by R.G. Effemy of Hindheed, a regular competer in this event.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FX3M0TFA2E8U3XXRIJHOWJ28
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FX3M0TFA2E8U3XXRIJHOWJ28
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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