Tour de France cycling race 1950 - first stage.
MS. Group of competitors posing before start of race. MS. Lining up at start. LS. Spectators. MS. Starter with flag raised, actor and director Orson Welles. SCU. Cyclists chatting to Orson Welles before start. MS. Cyclists bunched behind car. MS. Spectators. LS. Cyclists bunched behind car for parade through streets. CU. French worker applauding. SCU. Group of French workers applauding. LS. Cyclists going along street after start of race. LS. Cathedral. LS. Cyclists racing through town. (2 shots). LS. Racing along country roads. (2 shots). MS. People by roadside applauding. MS. Timekeepers by roadside. LS. Various shots cyclists racing through towns and country roads (5 shots). SCU. Spectators. LS. Cycling through town. MS. People standing on statue watching. MS. Travel shot past spectators. SCU. Spectators. LS. Cyclists in string along road. CU. Travel shot cathedral. LS. Shots of race (3 shots). MS. Travel shot spectators by roadside. LS. Back view cyclists along road. SCU. Leading cyclist. MS. Cyclists arriving at Letz - end of first lap. MS. Crowd in stadium. SCU. The winner walking along with woman. MS. The winner cycling along with bouquet of flowers (2 shots).