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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Brighton, East Sussex. A rally for British motorcoaches - they are put on show for the public.

    VS Lots of coaches lined up along prom at Brighton and people milling around looking. VS Motor coaches being put through manoeuvrability course and reversing and stopping. VS Mayor of Brighton presents trophies to coach driver winners. VS Interiors of some of the modern coaches, seats and even tables of modern design. VS Some of the drivers having a clean up of their vehicle. VS General shots of the coaches and the judging.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 25/05/1965.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:36:00 / 01:34:05:00
    UN 4025 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 4025 B
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour
    2 Johnstone
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The event was the "11th Brighton Coach Rally".

    The rally took place on Sunday 25th April 1965. on Madeira Drive on Brighton seafront.

    Amongst the vehicles seen are, at 00:26, a 1929 Chevrolet LQ (Reg. No. VF 6618).

    At 01:08, a 1965 AEC Reliance (AEH 141C).

    At 02:17, a Bedford SB/Duple Bella Vega.

    At 02:46, a 1964 AEC Reliance (EMP 810B).

    At 03:03, a Bedford VAL 14 (MMH 832C).

    At 03:25, a 1965 Ford Thames 676E (COL 787C), in the livery of Flights of Birmingham.

  2. jamied says

    The Chevrolet referred to earlier bears the livery of coach operator Charles W Banfield Ltd.

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