• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh meets Geoff Duke at annual Motorcycle and cycle show.

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh touring Motor Cycle and Cycle Exhibition (1st 7ft for super title). GTV. Crowds around stands. SV. Triumph Terrier. 150 cc O.H.V. SV. Vespa Commercial scooter and sidecar with chef driver. SV. Commander motorbike with new style frame. SCU. pan from back wheel to cowl being removed from engine. SV. 98 cc Comet £70-5-7d. CU. Card 98 cc Comet and Price. SV. Duke of Edinburgh looking at racing bike. SCU. Racing motor cyclist Geoff Duke chatting to Duke. SV. Girls in international costumes holding bikes. SCU. Costume girls bouncing wheels. SCU. Cheapest bike. Hercules artisan. £11-19-6. CU. Name 'Artisan' on France. SV. Power Pack Motor on rear wheel of cycle. & CU. SV. Phillips skid kid cycle. CU. Special forks on skid kid cycle. SV. Dummy riding Gresham Flyer. CU. Box on back of Gresham flyer pan to extending handle for controlling Bike. SV. Major Smith presenting small bike to Duke of Edinburgh for Prince Charles. Top view Major Smith presenting Small bike to Duke of Edinburgh for Prince Charles. SV. Duke admiring Bike.

    (Mute Neg. & Orig. Lav.) (Orig. G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    44.27
    Media URN:
    27731
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:17:00 / 01:24:45:00
    Canister:
    52/94

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    More of this event can be seen in clip 48.22.

  2. Hetchins says

    Standing next to Geoff Duke when the D of E is talking to him can be seen the lovely Eileen Sheridan.
    Eileen set records as an amateur before she joined Hercules in 1951 as a professional rider and at one time I believe I am correct in saying held all 21 ladies cycling records.

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