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    W.L. Handley wins the 222 mile Junior Tourist Trophy Race on his Rex Acme motorcycle.

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    Item title reads - Junior Tourist Trophy Race. W.L. Handley, riding a Rex Acme, wins thrilling race from 51 others starters, covering 222 mile course at average speed of over 65 miles per hour. Douglas, Isle of Man.

    L/S of the motorcyclists lined up. M/S as they wheel their motorcycles up the course. M/S of one adjusting his machine while others sit on theirs waiting, the camera pans slowly across them. M/S as number 3 rides off. L/S as they come round a corner with signs for 'BP' and 'Dunlop' marking the turn. Various shots as the motorcycles speed along the roads. M/S as number 32 comes in for a service, M/S as they adjust the bike, then he rides off again. Various shots as the racers take a corner. L/S as one speeds along the road and up the course. M/S of the winner W.L. Handley walking along as someone wheels his bike alongside, he shakes hands with a man. M/S of Mr Handley wearing his helmet and sitting on his bike.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:54:00 / 01:48:53:00
    G 1199

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