Old Motor Cycles (1950)

Tattenham Corner, Epsom, Surrey.

Various shots show competitors preparing their vintage motorcycles for the 14th Annual Pioneer Run from Tattenham Corner to Brighton. Among those bikes seen are De Dion, 1903 Triumph, 1899 Beeston tricycle, 1901 Humber, 1903 Quadrant, 1903 Buchet.

The race starts with a man waving a flag and we see the first driver start off on a 1902 Clement Victoria. Followed by the 1899 Beeston, 1903 Triumph, 1904 Raleighette Forecar (with a woman riding on a seat at the front) and 1903 Rex. M/S of children up a tree watching the motorbikes go by. Various shots of the bikes on the run. Two men on Penny Farthing cycles join the run at one stage.

C/U of road sign reading ‘A23 Brighton Horsham’. 1909 FN goes by. 1909 Triumph. M/S of the finishing banner on the Brighton sea front. 1912 Zenith crosses the line. Officials and spectators look on. Only woman driver on the run, Mrs M Savage on 1913 receives congratulations. General view of the Brighton front with competitors still arriving.
FILM ID:1277.23

A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT’S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/

FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/

British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 136,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1984. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/

source

(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)

You might be interested in

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook