• Short Summary

    Two Essex boys help out school mates by mending their bicycles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Romford. Boys Mend Bikes Free".

    Romford, Essex. School bicycle repairers at work.

    GV the driveway of Tony Carlson's house where he is repairing a cycle his "Partner" Peter Kane is sitting at a small table taking notes while other customers wait outside the gate with their bikes. SV customers waiting.

    SV Tony lifting a bike back the right way up and testing the brakes CU Peter Kane taking notes.

    SV customer walking forward with his bike and carrying the front wheel. CU a bike being put down. CU Tony scratching his head and then turns the bike over, CU Tony working on the bike.

    SV another customer riding up. SV Tony testing the brakes of a bike belonging to a girl the girl walks over to Peter. CU Peter hands her a sheet of paper and a badge CU the badge on the girl's sweater "National Cycling Proficiency" pan up to the girl's smiling face.

    SV Tony talking very small boy who has brought in a scooter. CU as Tony tightens the nuts on the back wheel. SV Tony handing the scooter back to the small boy who rides away on it.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:32:00 / 01:46:32:00

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