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  • Short Summary

    A two year old boy shows his cycling prowess in France.

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    "Who's the youngest cyclist in Europe? Here's a little French boy who claims the honour..." M/S of a little child standing on the steps of a house. A woman pushes past him and the kid steps out into the street holding a teddy bear. The mother comes out of the house holding a basket. C/U of the child standing beside a man - possibly his father."Born in May 1924 he commenced riding at the ripe age of 2 years and 2 months!" L/S of the boy cycling along with his father walking beside him. L/S of the boy cycling away from the camera towards another man. "He just hates walking... and insists on riding his bike or in his pram!" L/S of mother pushing the child along in a large pram. The bike is attached to the front of the pram. M/S of mother and child, the kid looks very happy in his pram, mother smiles. C/U of the child smiling and hugging his teddy bear. He kisses the bear. M/S of him setting off on his bike again. L/S of him cycling along beside his father.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 445.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:55:00 / 01:25:41:00
    EP 303

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