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The Yellow Jersey

1986 - Jørgen Leth did second-unit photography during the Tour de France. Together with a French film crew Leth followed the Tour with revolutionizing techniques - including helicopter, a converted car and a camera mounted on a bicycle. 
Because of difficulties in getting the film financed The Yellow Jersey was never completed. Since then, Jørgen Leth has unsuccessfully tried to get the footage released. In 2007 he received notice from the U.S. that the recordings definitely had disappeared.



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