• Short Summary

    People watch as man fails to take to the air in his strange gyrobike contraption.

  • Description

    Gyro bike fails to takeoff. Preston, Lancashire.

    SV of inventor Willy Wilson fiddling with his flying machine. Camera pans up to show two propellors. SV The two props. CU Willy Wilson fiddling with his machine. CU As Willy moves three-speed attachment. SV Willy fiddling with his machine. CU The machine. Pan to the tail. SV Willy standing on stepladder rotating the top blade. CU Children laughing. SV As Willy prepares to mount the machine. At the same time picking up his flying helmet. CU Willy puts on his helmet. SV Willy starts to peddle. CU Front propellor going around. GV Willy Wilson peddling furiously but the machine stays put.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2223.24
    Media URN:
    57406
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:43:00 / 01:46:27:00
    Canister:
    69/68

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