• Short Summary

    Schoolboys build their own go-carts.

  • Description

    Clapham, London.

    GV. Henry Thornton School at Clapham, London. CU. Sign "London County Council Henry Thornton School". GV. Interior school workshop. Mr Moscrop supervising the work on the go-carts. SV. Pan, Mr Moscrop and another man checking over engine of go-cart. CU. Engine on go-cart. Pan up to Mr Moscrop and another man. SV. One of the boys working on a lathe. CU. Metal rod in small blast furnace. CU. Cutting machine at work. GV. Two go-carts being brought out in front of school entrance. Young Graham Moscrop alongside his go-cart. He starts to put on his crash-helmet. CU. Five year old Graham Moscrop putting on helmet. CU. Pulling starting cord to start engine. SV. Young Graham Moscrop sitting in his go-cart. CU. His foot pressing down pedal. LV. Towards and pan, go-carts starting off to go round circuit in school grounds. Pan to back view. SV. Graham Moscrop in his go-cart in the lead followed by another boy in go-cart going around circuit. CU. Two boys race past camera. Tracking shot along track, following Graham at speed in his go-cart. CU. Pan, Graham Moscrop past camera. Travel shot, Graham Moscrop in lead, followed by two others in go-carts. LV. Pan, Graham Moscrop in lead at speed. CU. Pan, Graham Moscrop in the lead.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:04:00 / 01:52:16:00

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