To Paris on a Harley

To Paris on a Harley
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Full title: Do Paryża na Harleyu
Signature: MF.594
Release Date: 1924-07
Date of Production: 1924
Duration: 0:00:58
Subject Categories: society, sport
About the film

Motorcyclists on harley with a sidecar [newsreel originally silent - sound added recently]. Pre-war Harley riders E. Pietrzykowski and J. Ludwicki are starting their journey from Warsaw to Paris. They set off from Saxon Palace, which no longer exists (it was blown out by Nazi Germany army in 1944). There is a statue of Prince Joseph Poniatowski standing in front of it, which was placed there the previous year. The motorcyclists ride through the streets of Warsaw. There are shadows of cameraman and people accompanying him visible in the footage.

Subject Number: 3
Person: E. Pietrzykowski (motorcyclist, fellow traveler to Paris), J. Ludwicki (motorcyclist, fellow traveler to Paris)
Time: 1924
Place: Warsaw
Rights: orphan works ( Filmoteka Narodowa)
Sound: mono
Frame Size: 4:3
Colour system: black and white
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[Subtitles]. To Paris on a Harley. P. J. Ludwicki with mr. E. Pietrzykowski went on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to Paris. Brave tourists. Departure.

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