• Short Summary

    Pub owner obsessed with vintage cars decorates his pub accordingly.

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    Marton-cum-Grafton, Yorkshire.

    M/S of the exterior of a country pub with a small car park in front of it, filled with vintage cars and more cars are arriving. Several shots of the owners checking and cleaning their cars. M/S of the couple opening a bonnet of a great green car (1910 Renault) and checking an engine. High angle C/U shot of the engine.

    M/S of a woman (Mrs Jean Marshall) polishing a nice looking vintage car. M/S of a general activities around the cars. This 17th century inn is a check point for motoring rallies. On most occasions, however, the car enthusiasts come for a drink. The pub owner, Mr Eddie Shine, is himself one of them - he collects car badges, rally plates and countless other souvenirs and models. He started with putting on the wall of his own B.A.R.C. badge and nowadays has over 250 of them.

    C/U shot of the badges on the bonnet of a nice old sports car. C/U shot of a lamp on one of the old Rolls Royce models. M/S of the people entering the house. Camera tilts up to show the sign reading 'Punch Bowl Inn'. M/S of the interior of the pub. Mr Shine is behind the bar. M/S of him and Mrs Marshal greeting (a kiss over the bar). M/S of Mr Shine serving drinks. The beer pipe is a petrol pipe. The beer labels on the bar are forming a miniature petrol station. M/S of the people in the pub - men are smoking cigars.

    M/S of Mr Shine placing a model of a lovely vintage car on the bar. The car is Genevieve and it is made specially for the bar. Mrs Marshall looks at it with admiration. C/U shot of a car done in great detail. M/S of the 'men's corner' - men are sitting in the corner, drinking and talking. One man is pointing at one of the badges on the wall. There is a Siamese cat behind him. The prime piece on the wall is a 1904 Darraq radiator filled with badges. C/U shot of the radiator with badges on it. C/U shot of a black badge with swastika and German eagle - this badge is thought to have come from Goering's bullet proof Mercedes. Several shots of interior of the pub dedicated to vintage cars.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:16:00 / 01:41:05:00
    CP 180

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  1. Unknown user says

    "M/S of the couple opening a bonnet of a great green car (1910 Renault)" - actually it's a 1909 Renault AX 8hp, Reg. No. N 7850.

    The red car appearing in picture at 0:12 looks likely to be a Porsche 356.

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