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  • Short Summary

    1960 Rome Olympic Games, Cycling action from the track and road

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    Men's 100 kilometres team time trial action now, and a team, possibly Germany, line up on the start line, and start the race. Various mid shots of various teams starting the race, including some nice close ups of riders, and spectators watching on. Includes the Denmark team, including rider Knut Enemark Jensen, who collapsed on the course, and died several hours later due to complications stemming from substance abuse. Close up spectators watching on, and tight close up starter starting the race with flag. Mid shot team starting race, and spectators watching. Nice mid shots, and close ups of various teams riding on the road, including one team, possibly Germany, getting hit in the face with water sprayed by an onlooker. Nice mid shot two teams battling it out for the lead, more of same angle of teams cycling. Nice pan from one team to another behind them working hard to catch up. More mid shots teams cycling, including Denmark, and Jensen, though it is unclear which shot they are in. Tight close up man throwing water on riders. Low angle teams turning corner and riding back the other way. Various low angle shots teams turning corner.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:09:27 / 10:14:02

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