Mud & Mirth (1934)

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MUD & MIRTH - at Shafto Crags Scramble Nr. Newcastle." Shafto Crags nr. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Start of a motorcycle scramble near Newcastle. Contestants jump on their bikes and start riding through countryside. Various shots of the motorcycles racing through extremely muddy course. Several shots of the contestants riding through mud, falling, being stuck in mud, being helped out of the mud by audience. Two men help a motorcyclist from mud but get stuck in mud themselves. More shots of the men covered in mud still riding their bikes. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:803.38
  • Owner

  • Source

    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 793 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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