• Short Summary

    Cyclists ride to rally in Leamington Spa and then watch road race from London.

  • Description

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

    SV. Towards, cyclists riding towards Leamington Spa. MV. More cyclists cycling to Leamington. MV. Cyclists flopped out on grass in Victoria Park, Leamington. SV. Cycles flopping against fence, pan to cyclists laying on grass. LV. More cyclists riding towards Leamington. SV. Coventry-Warwick signpost, pan to L.V. cyclists. SV. Towards, two small boys riding tricycles. GV. Cyclists parading through town, including group of Boy Scouts on bikes. A.S. Cyclists riding through town. & LV. SV. Cyclists in parade. MV. Cyclists turning into Victoria Park. CU. Jumper with "N.C.U. A.B.C." badges (NCU - National Cyclists Union)(ABC - Associated British Cinemas). GV. Mayor making opening speech from Bandstand in Victoria Park. MV. Mayor speaking into & SV. GV. Cyclists around Bandstand in the Pump Room Gardens. SV. Cyclists laying on grass. LV. Old time cinema ... Pan to Hercules (bicycle manufacturer) stage. SV. Can-can Dancers on Hercules Stage. B.S.A. & Raleigh. CU. Advert for film 'Angels One Five' on front of Bike pan to types dressed up as Airman shooting line. LV. Towards and pan cycles make up like aircraft carrying advert. LV. Cycle firm adverts. CU. Type dressed as Sir Walter Raleigh pan to B.S.A. and man dressed as Hercules. CU. Advert for film 'Man of Bronze' on cycle. Pan up to man dressed as Native American Indian pan across to a man dressed as a woman.

    MV. Veronica Hurst (British Film Actress) speaking at opening of the old time cinema, BV. SCU. Miss Hurst finishes talking and steps back, she preens her hair. GV. Crowd. SV. Mayor accompanied by Hurst cuts ribbon to open old cinema (actually in a tent).

    LV. People queuing up to enter old time cinema. SV. People entering cinema pan up to name board. SV. Name Board Old time Cinema. LV. Towards and Pan cyclists racing towards Leamington from London (Norholt.) SV. Crowd on roadside. LV. Towards and pan Maitland racing towards finish, crosses line. SV. Crowd. CU. R J Maitland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    16.26
    Media URN:
    27071
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:38:00 / 01:31:12:00
    Canister:
    52/55 (Birmingham Special)

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