• Short Summary

    Round up of sporting and holiday events for Bank Holiday.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Millions Take A Breather".

    Aerials Beach at Southend on Bank Holiday. GV Beach. CU Woman in deckchair. SV Man paddling with two young children. CU Angler taking fish off hook. SV Crowd around artist sketching a little girl. CU girl. CU Hand sketching. GV Crowds on promenade . CU Girls trying on hats. CU Man serving two women with candy floss. CU Small boy eating candy floss with relish. CU Woman at jellied eel stall eating shell fish. CU boy eating cockles. SV Speed boat out to sea. CU Two couples in boat. SV Pier as boat passes it. CU One of the couples. SV Aeroplane type roundabout at the funfair. SV From funfair ride. SV One of the aeroplanes going round. SV From ride of crowds. GV Boat hitting water on water chute.

    British games at White City, London. GV Stadium. GV Women's 880 yds. SV Crowd. SV Runners coming towards camera. GV Diane Leather leading B Loakes. SV Officials watching. GV Diane Leather streaking for the tape. GV Crowded stands. SV Start of the women's 80 metres hurdles. GV Norma Thrower leading from M. Stuart of New Zealand. She jumps the last hurdle and breaks the tape ahead. CU Officials looking at watch. SV Start of men's 100 yds. Gardner slightly in the lead, pan to BV Peter Radford, Keith Gardner and Agostini break tape almost together but photograph gives verdict to Radford.

    CU Sign "Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Founded 1829". CU Lone Ranger (Played by actor Clayton Moore) in one of the wards walking towards bed with outstretched hand, he shakes hands with small boy and fondles another child's head. CU Nurses holding small child, pan to show Lone Ranger kissing his hand and placing it on child's forehead. CU Small girl in bed. SV Lone Ranger spinning revolver round his fingers he is watched by patients and nurses, he goes to hand his revolver to boy but flicks out of reach and then hands it to the boy. CU Lone Ranger spinning his revolver. CU Lone Ranger talking to boy who was wearing Lone Ranger mask, Lone Ranger lifts a corner of his mask and little boy looks underneath. SV Children waving from their beds. CU Lone Ranger waving back.

    GV Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh leading team onto field at Highclere Park, Hampshire for charity cricket match against Lord Porchester's team to raise money for the National Playing Fields Association (NPFA). SV Queen Elizabeth II arriving. GV Crowds. SV Duke bowling to Lord Porchester who hits it to offside. GV Fielder throwing ball back. SV Duke bowling to Lord Porchester. SV Duke batting, he hits the ball and they run a single. CU Crowd applauding. GV Lord Porchester bowling to the Duke, he bowls, the Duke hits it with an almighty swipe. Bill Edrich and Denis Compton are mentioned in the Voiceover.

    GV Woman's football team from Manchester kicking off against Dutch women's team, the kick off and English team try to get the ball moving but the English inside right is beaten by Dutch centre forward and ball goes to Dutch inside right. CU Men watching. SV Dutch centre forward with ball, she passes to inside left and English goal keeper saves. CU English goalkeeper with the ball, she kicks upfield. SV Crowd (Mostly men) SV English inside left going through with ball, she shoots and it goes into the net, English girls run over to congratulate her. SV Battle going on in mid field, but the English girls come off the best and ball is kicked away. CU Woman in crowd. SV Dutch attack, Dutch centre forward being challenged by three English girls with goalkeeper rushing out, Dutch girl kicks it past goalkeeper and it runs into goal. CU Man in crowd killing himself with laughing. SV Dutch girls running back congratulating each other.

    Motocross Grand Prix of Holland. GV Pan, field of riders get away and go into BV. SV Three riders rounding left hand bend, No 7 goes over a hump on his rear wheel only. CU Two spectators. LV Three riders coming towards camera over humps. SV Small boy spectator getting very agitated. SV No 7. CU Woman pointing with pencil. LV Riders over winning line. GV Crowd. SV Winner, British rider, John Draper congratulated.

    German Grand Prix at Nurburgring. GV Cars on starting grid, flag drops and the cars roar away. In front of line are Hawthorn (Ferrari), Brooks, Moss and Collins. GV Stirling Moss in No 7 Vanwall leading cars around first bend. SV Moss leading field in Vanwall. GV Cars travelling round winding section of circuit. CU Head on shot of Tony Brooks in No 8 Vanwall now in the lead. SV Brooks in Vanwall travelling at speed. SV Pan, Peter Collins in his Ferrari travelling at speed just before his fatal crash. SV Pan, Mike Hawthorn in Ferrari following Collins. GV Cars travelling round right hand bend. GV Brooks in his Vanwall is flagged over the line the winner. GV Crowd applauding. SV Brooks with wreath placed round his shoulders. CU Tony Brooks smiling.

    GV Cowes Regatta in progress off the Isle of Wight, Hampshire. LV Sailing boats round the Royal Yacht Britannia. GV Royal yacht anchored at Cowes. GV 'Queen Elizabeth' liner sailing past yachts. CU Small boy looking through binoculars. CU Sailing boat manoeuvring at speed. SV Capsized yacht at sea. LV Yachts. CU Man looking through binoculars. FV Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's yacht Bluebottle. SV Duke in yacht with Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Lieutenant Commander Easton and Mr Uffa Fox. CU Duke at tiller. LV Bluebottle sailing.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:16:42:00 / 01:22:52:00

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