Recreational pursuits around England at Easter + Sterling Moss crashes at Goodwood.
Title reads: "Easter Roundup".
Various shots Easter Parade in Battersea Park, London. C/U girl on floral float going past camera. C/U girl looking on in veiled hat. C/U Easter Bonnet with a cage containing real budgerigar. Various shots of more floral floats carrying Carnival Queens from Clacton, Wood Green and Jersey.
Various shots crowds arriving at Woburn Abbey (Bedfordshire) grounds for Easter Bonnet parade. C/U woman with Easter hat. L/S crowds watching the judging. M/S girl being judged by television and radio personalities Alma Cogan and Nancy Roberts. C/U Nancy and Alma. M/S crowds watching. C/U Alma Cogan presenting prize to Carol Shearing of Welling Garden. C/U Carol's sister Suzanne in old fashioned bonnet. Zoom into C/U Carol. C/U kid goat wearing Easter bonnet.
Various shots Bishop of Guildford on steps of the Guildford Cathedral (Surrey) blessing crowds in front of him. C/U bishop and some youths looking at crook. L/S youths gathered in the grounds for picnic. C/U bishop sharing crisps with young picnickers. London Zoo, Regent's Park. C/U zookeeper placing small boy on camel. M/S camel giving kids a ride. C/U lioness in cage. Various shots chimpanzee cage with crowd outside: we see chimps having tea party. Thames Club Easter Regatta. Various shots dinghies sailing down river.
L/S aircraft at Goodwood, Sussex. L/S light aircraft taking off. M/S people laying on backs looking at sky through binoculars. Air to air shot two aircraft, parachutists jump from planes. Various shots parachutes landing. M/S parachutist whose chute has not opened properly falling down he lands. More shots parachutists landing.
Racing driver Stirling Moss seriously injured at Goodwood Formula One Grand Prix, Sussex. L/S crowd at Goodwood. M/S cars in the paddock. Various C/Us Stirling Moss sitting on wheel of a BRM. C/U the Duke of Kent. C/U John Surtees driving a new Lola Climax. C/U Mrs. Topham (Aintree owner). C/U Moss seated in his Lotus on the starting grid. L/S start of race.
Various shots of race, Graham Hill takes lead in BRM. Bruce Maclaren also seen in race. More shots race, Moss crashes. Various shots St. John's Ambulance men and race officials carrying Moss away from the crashed car on stretcher, some shield Moss with blankets to hide him. C/U twisted steering wheel lying on grass. C/U part of the bodywork of the car. M/S wrecked car. According to narrator Moss is seriously injured and unconscious.
L/S Graham Hill going along the straight towards the finish. Hill crosses the line first. M/S crowd. C/U Graham Hill standing in his car holding the trophy. C/U ditto - he winks at the camera.
Note: part of long item about recreational pursuits over Easter, section about Moss starts at 01:55:43.
Note: programmes and newspaper cuttings about all events shown on file.