• Short Summary

    250 CC Trophie Des Nations moto-cross competition is won by British riders.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Moto-Cross. Britain Wins Championship".

    Shrubland Park, Ipswich, Suffolk. 250 CC Trophie Des Nations.

    LV Competitors gathered in the pits making last minute adjustments before the start of the big race. SV NF Nyman from Finland putting petrol in the tank. CU W Baeton from Belgium. SV R Selling from Holland having his petrol tank sealed. CU The petrol tank being sealed. LV Crowd.

    GV The start of the race pan with drivers as they go away from camera No 1 Dave Bickers from Great Britain goes straight into the lead. GV As a mass of riders come into "Hillsides" down one hill and up the other side. LV Pan. One of the riders goes up the other side of the hill. LV Two riders come down the hill and up the other side. SV J Robert from Belgium has come to grief halfway up the hill and spectators rush to help him. LV Pan. Three riders comes towards and past camera over rough ground pan with the last of the three No 4 Don Rickman of the British team. LV Pan. Rider at speed along a straight. SV Pan. No 7 A. Piron from Belgium going along the straight. LV Pan with No 1 Dave Bickers at speed. LV Spectators helping No 34 R Snellingen from Norway back onto the track after coming through the barrier. CU Elderly man watching. SV Riders coming round the bend. LV Pan. As two riders go into "Hillsides". LV Pan. A rider coming up the hill. SV Pan. Dave Bickers going through "Hillsides". SV Two women watching, one is knitting. LV Another rider who couldn't make it up the hill is pulled up by a rope. SV As he starts away again in the race. LV Pan. Dave Bickers leading the field comes along a fast stretch. SV People watching. LV Pan. As the five members of the British team cross the finish line altogether to take the first five places.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:52:00 / 01:09:30:00

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