• Short Summary

    Henry Taylor wins British Empire Trophy at Silverstone, and Don Rickman wins scramble race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Motor news.

    British Empire Trophy for Formula Junior cars won by Henry Taylor at Silverstone, Northamptonshire. M/S's L. M. Woodley holding umbrella over himself as he climbs into his Cooper-Austin racing car. M/S start of race. Various shots of the race in bad weather. M/S Henry Taylor in the lead. Various shots of the race on wet course. M/S people watching. M/S as Taylor comes in to win. M/S as he is presented with the British Empire trophy.

    Intertitle - 'Glastonbury' Somerset. - Various shots as the motorcyclists start off in the Inter-Centre National Championships for scrambling. Various shots as they ride over the very muddy course, some get stuck. M/S winner Don Rickman washing the mud off his face after the race. M/S as the Mayor of Glastonbury presents the trophy to the manager of the Southern Area Team.

    Cataloguer's note: the other riders in the scramble race include: R. G. Hartop, I. J. England, D. G. Bickers, D. Atkins, J. R. Giles and J. N. Aim.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:26:00 / 01:24:41:00

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