Various shots of enormous heads being made from papier mache in preparation for the carnival at Viareggio. Artists work from drawings to make the figures. Most have moving parts - very clever.
Allied troops preparations for invasion of Sicily.
The racing yacht 'Sceptre' in Poole Harbour - it is preparing for the Americas Cup.
The Bard's home town prepares for Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary.
Material relating to newsreel story - "Stratford Prepares" - 64/30.
Yachtsman Francis Chichester prepares to return home in 'Gipsy Moth'. Sydney, Australia.
Mr and Mrs Tom Hepworth prepare their boat for a trip to the West Indies. Brixham.
Pilot in airliner cockpit preparing for takeoff
Shots of pilot preparing to fly aeroplane.