British Pathé Publishes Archive… Cycling Films Included!

Fascinating old footage.

CyclingEurope.org

Some interesting cycling-related videos on the new British Pathé archive just made available on YouTube. See the article below for more details but here is my choice of the cycling films;

‘Cycling Tips’ (1936)

‘Herne Hill Cycling aka Holiday Sport’ (1952)

‘Queer Cycling’ (1942)

From Sky News;

Film archive British Pathé has released its entire collection to YouTube, making more than 85,000 rare 20th Century videos available to the public.

History enthusiasts are now able to browse more than 3,500 hours of some of the most significant moments of the last century.

Included in the vast release is unique footage of both World Wars, the Titantic, boxing legend Muhammed Ali and Britain’s glorious 1966 World Cup victory over Germany.

British Pathé says the films, which span from 1896 to 1976, cover every aspect of global culture and news.

The archive’s general manager, Alastair White, told Sky News: “British Pathé is considered to…

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