Quirky item showing a man in a bowler hat testing a water scooter on the Thames by Parliament.
M/S of the top half of a business man in a bowler hat, he appears to be speeding along on a scooter. Point of view shot of the road and the scooter handlebars. M/S of the man, he is riding on a scooter with two canoe-like contraptions attached to the side. L/S of the man coming to a halt beside the River Thames. Various shots of the man folding down the canoe contraptions - they are, in fact, floats that allow the scooter to go on water. M/S of the man climbing onto the transformed water scooter, a pretty girl joins him on the back .
M/S of the man and the girl scooting down a slip way into the River. C/U of the man and the girl . Various shots of the water scooter motoring down the Thames, we see various bridges in the distance. M/S of a motorboat whizzing past. M/S of the water scooter passing the Houses of Parliament - narrator jokes that "it's safer than a few seats in Parliament"!
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