• Short Summary

    Frank Whiteway wins the Lightweight Motorcycle Grand Prix. Isle of Man.

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    No title - Lightweight Motorcycle Grand Prix on 250 cc bikes. Isle of Man.

    Various shots motorcycles in pits having final adjustments made. C/U Stan Woods sitting on his Dugdale Yamaha, Number 53. C/U Frank Whiteway sitting on his Suzuki, pan down to mechanic making adjustments. C/U Whiteway. L/S bikes lined up for push start. M/S as starter drops his flag, pan to first two bikes being pushed off. Various shots as the other bikes get underway. Various shots of the race. M/S as Finch, number 26 races past camera.

    M/S number 52, Sancto racing past camera. M/S as number 74, Gagen and 17, Strutt go into bend. Pan with the bikes. GV As the leader Woods takes bend. M/S as Whiteway takes bend. Various shots of the race. Woods is forced to retire leaving Whiteway in the lead followed by Bancroft. M/S as Whiteway speeds past the chequered flag. M/S crowd. M/S Governor of Isle of Man putting laurel wreath over Whiteway who shakes hands with Bancroft. C/U Whiteway.

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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:
    01:42:27:00 / 01:43:53:00

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