Housewife Motor Cycle Ace 1965

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    Housewife Rene Bennett who at weekends is a trial bike rider, Hounslow, London.

    M/S's of Housewife Rene Bennett in suburban garden hanging out washing on the line. L/S of Rene walking down street with daughter and baby in pram, she stops at the local greengrocers. The narrator informs us that as well as the love for her family "...the other love in her life is motor cycling." M/S of Rene and her daughter outside bike shop looking at motorcycles.

    C/U of blue crash helmet with goggles. Rene is seen picking it up and placing it on her head, she climbs onto her motorbike and starts the bike, she revs the bike several times. M/S of Rene riding to the start line pulls up next to a male rider, she smiles.

    M/S of a man dropping his arm to give Rene all clear to start. M/S of Rene scrambling away down dirt tracks. Various shots of motorcycles going over rough terrain. L/S of man falling backwards off bike. M/S of Rene slipping off bike, a man helps her and her bike. L/S and M/S of Rene finishing the race only to find that her husband Howard has already finished and is waiting for her! He smiles and gives her a kiss.

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    British Pathé
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    01:20:13:00 / 01:23:23:00
    CP 556
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    Other interesting stuff VWETS (1) SUBURBAN /FAMILY SCENES British suburbia CLUBS Untitled Workspace AVBA5 OH YOU PRETTY THINGS
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  • "Rene Bennett" in text and tags should read Renee Bennett. Indeed in all, 11 changes from Rene to Renee need making.

    "L/S of Rene walking down street" - the street is Pragel Street in Newham, London. Renee walks past the former D. W. Comber hair salon there.

    "her husband Howard has already finished" - this is Renee's husband, Howard Powell.

    jamied 31st Jul 2013

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