• Short Summary

    Beryl Swain takes her motorbike for a spin around a racetrack.

  • Description

    Walthamstow, London.

    Mrs Beryl Swain is a housewife with an unusual hobby for a woman - she competes in motorcycle races. We first see Beryl out shopping with a friend. She looks into the window of a baker's shop.

    Footage of motorbikes being polished. C/U of Beryl putting on a crash helmet. We see Beryl moving off towards the start line. Various shots of bikers waiting for a race to start. Shots of the race and of spectators. Beryl seems to do quite well. Beryl's husband watches her progress.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    185.09
    Media URN:
    2742
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:52:11:00
    Canister:
    CP 390

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