A Peace Bicyle Race.. (1959)

Film-document №5081 1 part, Duration: 0:10:10, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Shirman T.


About an International Bicycle Race, passing through the territory of the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Poland.

Historical background

In the summer of 1959 at the Berlin stadium. Walter Ulbricht was launched 12th Peace Race, which was attended by more than a hundred cyclists from 18 countries in Europe. Route: East Germany - Czechoslovakia - Poland.

Temporary description

A film about cycling world. Cycling route passed along the roads of Czechoslovakia, East Germany, and Poland. Berlin. Ulbricht Stadium. Start cycling. Cyclists on the route. Among the participants: Venturelli (Italy) Adper (GDR), the Soviet cyclists Cherepovich, Kolumbet, and Melech, Kapitonov, Tonuchchi (Italy), H. Schur (GDR). Winners on the podium. Cities: Prague, Ostrava, Krakow, Lodz, Warsaw.

Reel №1

Berlin stadium - LS.

Participants cycling.

Raise the flag cycling - CU., LS.

Doves fly over the stadium - PNRM., MS.

Start cycling.

Passing cyclists.

Riders enter the Berlin stadium.

The winner of the first stage around Berlin - Yuri Melikhov - MS.

Riders on the second and third stages.

Winner - Soviet athlete Boris Byabenin - CU.

Cyclists are the most difficult section of cycling - mountain Merano.

Winner of the Italian Venturelli gets race leader's jersey.

Members meet on the cycling stadium in Carlsbad.

Congratulates the winner of the girl - CU.

Short break participants cycling.

Standing Soviet racers: Cherepovich, Kolumbet and Melikhov - MS., CU.

Riders on the way to Prague.

Prague - LS.

Riders on the streets of Prague.

Start and run Prague - Brno.

On the podium at Brno Adler Melekhov.

Riders on the track.

The winners of the eighth stage of the Italians and Venturelli Tonuchchi - CU.

Start in Ostrava.

Riders on the track.

Finish in Krakow.

Finish in the Italian and Soviet Tonuchchi racer Kapitonov.

Riders in Lodz inspect bikes.

Residents of Lodz to Warsaw escort riders.

Riders on the track.

Participants cycling on the streets of Warsaw, then in the stadium Decade.

Spectators at the stadium.

Gustav Schur (GDR), who won the individual championship in the race on the podium - MS.

Winners perform a lap of honor.

Stadium of the Decade (general plan the plane).