Visnews at Beaulieu in the New Forest, April 5 film as Lord Montagu unveiled a commemorative plaque to the late Mike Hawthorn and opened a new extension to the Montagu Motor Museum -- one of the world's largest museums devoted solely to transport.
GV Beaulieu Abbey.
SCU Sign, ditto.
SV People paying admission to the motor museum.
SCU Lord Montagu and fiancee.
STV Hispano Suiza, racing car.
SV A James motor cycle with basket-work side-car.
SV Pan Up... Tower of the Abbey.
SV Lord Montagu unveils the plaque to the late Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins.
CU Of plaque.
LV Exterior of the motor museum, tramcar in foreground.
CU Plaque by tramcar.
SV Starting the 1903 V.C.C. White Steam Car.
Rear V. The steam car gets a push start.
SV Pan The steam car on the move.
SV Pan An Isotta Francetti pursuing its erratic way.
SV Pan A Rolls Royce followed by a Bentley.
TGV The car museum.
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Background: Visnews at Beaulieu in the New Forest, April 5 film as Lord Montagu unveiled a commemorative plaque to the late Mike Hawthorn and opened a new extension to the Montagu Motor Museum -- one of the world's largest museums devoted solely to transport.
Before the opening by Lord Brabazon of Tara, Lord Montagu introduced to hundreds of guests his fiancee, Miss Belinda Crossley, whom he is to marry on Saturday.
Crowds flocked to the Beaulieu Palace House grounds to see the museum, opened by Lord Montagu seven years ago in memory of his father, the second baron and a motoring pioneer.
Cars dating back to 1895 are the oldest exhibits in the museum including a Leon Bollee, vintage Fords, Humbers and Bentleys.
The Montagu Motor Museum began with only a handful of veteran cars. Today in the new modern and spacious building it has some 500 exhibits.