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    CROSS CHANNEL SCOOTER

    English Channel.

    Two Windmill girls race across the English Channel on water scooters. SCU. Pan down showing Kay Harris having knee pad fitted. SCU. One of the scooters being put into the water from a boat. SV. People in boat looking on. SV. Una Denton astride the scooter and men bending over and talking to her. SCU. Kay Harris sitting watching. SCU. Towards and past, Una Denton sets off on a scooter. LV. As the scooter making its way across the channel. LV. Back view, trail in its wake. SCU. As camera race alongside with the scooter making its way to England.

    (Neg. F.G.) (Title Scene "J")

    MISS AMERICA CONTEST

    Atlantic City.

    SV. Sub Super Atlantic City, all the beauties lined up. LV. Pan showing all the girls lined up. SV. Cameramen. SV. Towards, six girls including Miss Canada Miss California, Miss New York, Miss Chicago, Miss Illinois and, third from the left, Miss America, as they walk towards camera. CU. Pan, four of the girls. GV. Parade at night. SCU. As float goes by with beautiful girls on it waving, float marked "Atlantic City". SCU. Towards, girl sitting on a float with a board over her head Miss Oregon.

    (F.G.) (Orig "K").

    NEW SPORTS CAR "BERKELEY"

    Biggleswade.

    Sub Super scene, Biggleswade. SV. Plastic mould of new car on trestles and the finished article drives into picture. CU. Front view of the new sports car made of plastic - Berkley. CU. Man at steering wheel showing the gear change of the gate variety. CU. Back of car, flap is pulled up to show the engine. CU. Engine. SCU. Man and woman with roll of wool fibre and she opens it. CU. Woman's hands feeling and tearing apart the wool fibre. SV. Two men holding the under chassis, one of them strikes it with a big hammer. CU. Hammer striking chassis twice - it is not doing any danger. LV. New car coming out of gate and on to main road for a drive. Mr Panter with his wife and daughter in it. SV. Following sports car which travels down road.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "I")

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32172
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    601.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:26:00 / 01:16:03:00
    Canister:
    56/74
    Sort Number:
    56/074
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Atlantic City love of cars 3
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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