• Short Summary

    Motoring Inn, 19th Century Cricket, Spaghetti Eating Contest & Airman's Mushroom Farm.

  • Description

    Title: "Astra Gazette".

    Intertitle: "Motoring Inn".

    Various shots motoring enthusiasts visiting Eddie Shine's car themed pub - "The Punch Bowl"- in Marton-cum-Grafton, Yorkshire. Amongst the pub customers is rally driver Peter Bolton. This section is identical to story in Colour Pictorial issue CP 180, from 09/06/1958. See record for film id 75.25 for further details.

    Intertitle: "19th Century Cricket".

    Art students in period costume of Regency era play cricket at Wimbledon School of Art. Two of the students then stage a fake bare knuckle fist fight. According to other records this section is same as story in CP 191.

    Intertitle: "Spaghetti Eating Contest".

    Spaghetti eating competition held at hotel restaurant in Soho, London between showgirls and moustached RAF veterans from Handlebar Club. This section is identical to story in CP 246, from 14/09/1959. See record for film id 95.12 for further details.

    Intertitle: "Airman's Mushroom Farm".

    Various shots of Battle of Britain RAF hero Stanford Tuck at home with wife and sons and at work at his mushroom farm, Eastry, Kent. This section is identical to story in CP 195 from 22/09/1958. See record for film id 79/16 for further details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:01:00 / 01:21:02:00
    Astra Gazette Number 15 (DOCS)

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