• Short Summary

    Young cyclists demonstrate National Cycling Proficiency Scheme to Prince Philip in London.

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    White City, London.

    500 young people show value of training under National Cycling Proficiency Scheme. GV. The Northamptonshire Bicycle Belles cycling round the White City arena in formation. SV. The Duke of Edinburgh and Minister of Transport, Mr Ernest Marples, watching. SV. The Bicycle Belles cycling round the arena. SV. Group of schoolboys watching. SV. Pan, three cyclists cycling along track followed by a car demonstrating how difficult it is for a car to overtake three cyclists riding abreast. SV. Pan, cyclist going along track at speed followed by a car, pan to back view as cyclist has to pull up sharply behind car. CU. Prince Philip and Mr Marples watching. SV. Pan, a couple cycling along track on the new Moulton bikes. CU. Small boy watching. SV. Girl on bicycle riding towards camera, she is waving her right arm up and down to demonstrate she is slowing down. She stops her bike, looks right, left and right again. Girl puts her arm out to demonstrate that she is going right and then moves off. LV. Crowd of cyclists watching. CU. Duke and Mr Marples. SV. Towards and pan, a party of cyclists moving along track, pan with woman cyclists with sidecar and small child on the back. CU. Pan, Duke of Edinburgh walking forward to boys for presentation of awards. SV. A group of children waving. SV. Duke presents award to Susan Grimes. LV. Crowd of children waving. SV. The Duke talking to Coco the clown.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:56:00 / 01:55:18:00

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