The Development of the Bicycle

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How to ride a bike with a very large front wheel and a tiny rear wheel? Could you cycle on wooden ties? This documentary gives a demonstration of the development of bicycles. Until 1915, of course.

Reason of Choice

This documentary is educational and funny at the same time!

The Development of the Bicycle is part of Film Jewels Part 3: a film compilation about the history of cinema around a theme (in this case 'Bicycles')


Director: unknown
Year: 1915
Lenght: 6'
Nation: France
Language: No Dialogue
Sound/Silence: Silent'
Genre: Documentary

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