• Short Summary

    Bikers of many countries take Italian hills in their stride - or most of them.

  • Description

    Cingoli, Italy.

    GV. Crowd on hillside waiting for the start of Italian motocross race. LV. Group of riders get away at the start, camera pans and follows into back view. GV. As the riders round right hand bend just after start. GV. Riders go up steep hill away in distance in clouds of dust. SV. Two riders coming up hill towards camera. Camera pans as the latter rider goes over incline. SV. Pan as rider comes down steep slope over mound and away down hill. SV. Time keepers on the course. GV. Two riders coming up steep hill past crowds. SCU. & SV. Rider comes leaping over top of hill on motorcycle. SV. Two riders leaping over the hill, camera pans with the latter as they go into back view. GV. Pan, rider going up steep hill. Pan, Swiss rider Louis Courajod of Switzerland, on BSA bike, the winner, coming up steep hill past crowds. SCU. Time keeper holding watch. LV. & SCU. & SV. Rider on bike leaping over top of hill. GV. Rider goes away into back view up hill past crowds. SV. Pan shot, rider coming fast round right hand bend with his right foot on ground. He goes into broadside, skids and crashes to ground. He sits up and holds head. GV. Pan shot, rider in distance travelling along course. SLV. Courajod on BSA bike coming up hill and past camera to win. SV. Crowds at the finish. SV. Winner, Courajod, standing on dais with wreath round neck being kissed by girl.

    (F.G.) (Orig.B.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:46:00 / 01:05:40:00

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