Louis Malle shot most of the documentary as a 30 year old cycling fan and filmmaker with only 2 feature films to his name. The footage was likely shot in 16 mm.

Thank you to Daniel Strauss for sending in.

1962 Tour de France General Classification

1 Jacques Anquetil (FRA) ACCB-Saint Raphaël 114h 31′ 54″
2 Jozef Planckaert (BEL) Flandria-Faema +4′ 59″
3 Raymond Poulidor (FRA) Mercier +10′ 24″
4 Gilbert Desmet (BEL) Carpano +13′ 01″
5 Albertus Geldermans (NED) ACCB-Saint Raphaël +14′ 04″
6 Tom Simpson (GBR) VC XII +17′ 09″
7 Imerio Massignan (ITA) Legnano +17′ 50″
8 Ercole Baldini (ITA) Ignis +19′ 00″
9 Charly Gaul (LUX) G.S. Gazzola +19′ 11″
10 Eddy Pauwels (BEL) Wiels +23′ 04″

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_Tour_de_France