Car Museum AKA Old Motor Car Rally At Beaulieu… 1956

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    Beaulieu, Hampshire

    Various shots of vintage cars and motorcycles throughout.

    M/S Green Ford two seater passes camera, approaching Beaulieu Abbey . Shot of entrance as car stops at gates. Driver shows pass to door keeper. Inside Abbey grounds, pan along long row of vintage cars. M/S vintage car, red 1899 Daimler, backed into space.

    Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club Rally. Row of old motorcycles. C/U lamp being polished. Belt drive being adjusted. Radiator of Ford with club badges on bumper; elderly man inspects them. C/U lamp and hooter. Captain Cecil Burney with hearing aid, bending over engine, looks at 1901 Dart motor cycle engine. M/S coupe car. C/U steering wheel of 1903 De Dion Bouton, pan up to show Lord Montagu, who then drives off. He stops, gets out and opens radiator , C/U engine running . M/S vintage car , Clement Talbot, driven by Charles Meisl, driven through gardens. M/S motor cycle parade starts. M/S parade ground, Abbey buildings in background, vintage car driven left to right.

    The museum was established in 1952 in memory of Lord Montagu, MP 1882 - 1905.

    Note: The documentation file includes a Sunbeam Club official programme from the day - Sunday June 17th 1956. For search purposes: Montague.

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    01:05:50:00 / 01:08:06:00
    CP 085
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    CP 085
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  • The bike approaching the camera at 00:10 is a 1909 Minerva 3.5hp with wicker sidecar.

    Car approaching camera at 00:23 is a 1915 Singer 10hp Tourer.

    Passing the camera at 01:36 is a 1911 De Dion Bouton Doctor's Coupe.

    jamied 24th Apr 2012

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