Uploaded to YouTube by David W. Haas, M.D., this vintage home movie shows the bicycle races at the famous Coney Island Velodrome around 1930. The film was captured by Haas' grandfather, a bicycle race fan.
According to my mom, my grandfather loved going to see bicycle races in New York City, especially Italian racers. This home movie shows bicycle racing at the Coney Island Velodrome in Brooklyn NY, circa 1930. The movie was filmed by my grandfather, William Whitman, Sr., and the music is by my daughter, Anna Haas. Please share widely.
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