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    Army motorcycle tests; 1915-16.

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    Motorcycle Test.

    Location of events unknown.

    Army motorcycle tests; 1915-16. Opens with a man riding a motorcycle in a river; CU turning bike. Shot from fence on bank; of 2 men approaching riding motorcycles through river - splash and smoke. Shot of group of people on bank watching cycles driving in shallow river; one tips over in the water; disappears behind spray & smoke; rider gets up; runs pushing bike.

    GV very tall & steep hill; with several motorcycles riding up & down. Next; 3 men making sharp turns; 3rd falls. Group of people at top of hill watching motorcycles speed over top; some flying into air. Then CU of 2 guys on cycle in woods; making sharp turn. CU a few motorcyclists pause; watch others going up hill; toward trees; 3rd bike wrecks right by the guys who were watching.

    Sports; recreation; daredevils, cycles; World War One.

    G 354.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915 - 1916
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:39:00 / 01:26:26:00
    ON 026 I

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