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    Portsmouth, England: Angle V Banner 'NAVY DAY' GV 'Victory' at Portsmouth. CU Female Marine pan down to programme. GV Battleship. Tilt over Cannon to show 'H.M.S. Theseus' Aircraft carrier. TV People on Theseus flight deck looking at lane. SV Ditto. SV Sailor turning on gun turret eight little boy., guns muzzle points straight at camera.



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Heaviest road traffic for many years is light in casualties, responding to National Road Safety week. Waterloo Station, London, England GTV Pan Over crowds at Waterloo station. Int. V People thru ticket barrier. GV Int. Queues for trains. GTV Train steams away. 35mm



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Heaviest road traffic for many years is light in casualities, responding to National Road Safety week. Piccadilly, London, England GV Piccadilly completely deserted.



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Heaviest traffic for many years is light in casualties, responding to National Road Safety week. Oxford Street, London, England GV Oxford Street completely empty. Pan over shot deserted streets.



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Cowes Annual Regatta gets off to spectacular start. Cowes, Isle of Wight, England CU Cannon firing. GV Start of race, 7. Dragon class. SV Ditto. SV Crowd. GV Liner passing between yachts. GV Promenade & yachts.



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Heaviest road traffic for many years is light in casualties responding to National Road Safety week. B.P.N., Acton, London, England SV 3 girls working in Paramount Office, Chris Lewis, Ann Seale & Shirley Ingleson, they look up at clock. CU Clock showing 12 a.m. SV Girls pull paper out of typewriters, reach out for covers. CU Ann covering typewriter. CU Shutting leger. SCU Mechanic, Nobby Pullen, looking at watch, picks up tools, engine parts & dumps them into engine of car & closes bonnet. SV Window cleaner, Roy Neville, puts away bag & rushes down ladder in quick motion. BV Ann, Chris & Shirley away from camera thru doors which swing to close.



    ENGLAND: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Heaviest road traffic for many years is light in casualities, responding to National Road Safety week. Beaches are crowded as usual, through weather is not too good. Brighton, England GTV Traffic on road towards. CU Pan Motor coach passing. GV Traffic Pan to Nurses sitting outside road-side hut. Angle V Red Cross flag, over hut. GTV Brighton Promenade & pier. GV Pan over on beach, people in deck chairs etc., CU Tilt little boy, with Mother & Father eating sandwiches. CU Father ditto. GV People jumping into waves. GV Children paddling. SCU Sleeping in deck chairs. SV People entering to see Jack Wafer, who is trying to fast for 59 days. GV People pass window. SCU Wafer sits, puts cigarette in mouth. CU He lights cigarette & wink at camera. SCU Mrs. Wafer & baby talk in phone, pan to Mr. Wafer ditto.



    England: BRITAIN KNOCKS OFF. Boreham:- Villoresi wins Formula 1 in a Ferrari & Mike Hawthorn wins Formula 2 in Cooper-Bristol. Both B.R.M.'s go out of race, one crashes the other has gear-box trouble. Boreham, Essex, England CU Car wheel spinning. GTV Pan Start of race formula 1, & 2 cars at Boreham. GV Cars towards in spray. BV Cars into camera & away in clouds of spray. CU Pan Car rounding bend. CU Pan B.R.M. No. 26, driven by Ken Wharton, rounds bend, SV People watching on corner, GV Gonzales B.R.M. parked off the track after crashing. Closer V Ditto. CU Nose of second B.R.M. tilt to mechanics around it in pit. CU Ken Wharton. TV Cars thru large puddle. GV Winner, Villoresi's Ferrari being flagged in. CU Cup for two-litre race. SV Mike Hawthorn being presented with cup by Hon. Mrs. Gerald Lascelles. SV Crowd in stand SV Mrs. Lascelles presenting trophy to Villoresi.



    Entertainment and Leisure; Transport; Navy - Display; Ships and Boats; Motor Racing; Great Britain; Sport




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    Film ID:
    VLVACDZ4M5UG4EF9N0LK5JBC4PAC7
    Media URN:
    VLVACDZ4M5UG4EF9N0LK5JBC4PAC7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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