Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Highlights the evolution of the motorcycle from a primitive machine into a gleaming, glamorous, sophisticated piece of engineering. Scenes at Mallory Park and the 1979 Isle of Man TT follow the fortunes of Barry Sheene, Mike Hailwood and Ron Haslam and their machines. Goes into the research and development, technical and commercial problems, and how Britain and Europe are facing up to the Japanese challenge. Narrated by Tony Britton.
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Motorcycles
Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain
History → History
Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Motorcycle racing
Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - History
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering design
Short films → Short films - Great Britain
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)