Donald Campbell receives trophy from RAC + exhibition of mechanised sculptures.
Title reads: "News in Flashes".
Land speed record holder Donald Campbell receives Seagrave Trophy, presented by Earl Howe on behalf of the Royal Automobile Club (RAC). Various C/Us of the Segrave Trophy. M/S of Donald Campbell stepping forward to receive the trophy from Earl Howe, guests applaud as he steps forward. C/U of Earl Howe handing the trophy to Donald and shaking hands. M/S of Mrs. Campbell seated next to the Duke of Argyll. Various shots of Donald Campbell posing with his crew. M/S of press photographers. M/S of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell standing beside the trophy.
Intertitle reads: "London".
Panning shot exhibition of mechanical art at Kaplan Gallery, people looking at the various exhibits. Various C/Us of artist Jean Tinguely demonstrating the exhibits. C/U of the exhibits working: various shapes connected with wires spin around. Various C/Us of Mr. T. showing another exhibit to a young woman. She presses a button and the mechanical sculpture leaps into action, she laughs with surprise. The machine draws squiggles on a sheet of paper.
Note: see separate record for "News in Flashes" story about Princess Grace in France (film id 1701.04).
Note: newspaper article and brochure about Jean Tinguely on file.