Ride for your life

Canada, 1967

Film
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Profile on Mike Duff, a Canadian motor cycle racer, and the sport that nearly killed him. After a near fatal crash in Japan and extensive surgery and therapy, he returned to racing and two victories in Canada. Duff explains that he will soon give up racing, which anually takes its toll of lives of friends, and competitors. First though, his goal is world championship.

Credits

director

Robin Spry

producer

John Kemeny

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27926

Subject categories

Biographical

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Motorcycles

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

History → Biography

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Motorcycle racing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Professional sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Accidents and injuries

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Canada

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

People → Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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