West Ham Speedway Closes 1972

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West Ham speedway closes. (Commentary and interviews by John Stapleton) London.

Shots of people push starting motorcycles they competitors speed off around track. Spectators look on. Shots of derelict looking buildings nearby to the stadium. The commentator says that many Speedway track are...

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
91165
Sort Number:
UN 4592 B
Time in/Out:
01:05:04:00 / 01:09:58:00
Canister:
UN 4592 B
Film ID:
3288.02
Issue Date:
1972

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  • "Several M/Ss of male fans being interviewed" - they're actually West Ham speedway riders. The first is Brian Foote, the second is Kevin Holden, the third is Stan Stevens.

    "Stapleton interviewing former speedway champions of the 1930's" - the first man seen, at 03:06, is Arthur Atkinson.

    Then, at 03:32, the second "golden oldie" interviewed is Harold "Tiger" Stevenson.

    jamied 28th May 2012

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