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    A Loyal Message leaving from London, Women's football, a parade of Horses and wagons, the last post in Ypres, Shakespeare's Birthday, Motorcycle Hill Climbing and the Monaco Grand Prix

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    Mansion House, London - Darlington, County Durham - Regents Park, London
    Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium - Rosedale, North Yorkshire - Monaco

    News in a nutshell brings a Loyal Message leaving by bike from the Mansion House in London., a women's football match from Darlington in aid of Charity, and the annual Parade of Horses and Vans from Regents Park in London. From the Menin Memorial Gate near the battlefields of Flanders comes the Last Post and there is Motorcycle hill climbing from Yorkshire. The final item is the Monaco Grand Prix won at an average speed of 59 m.p.h.

    The Mansion House WS. A group of cyclists line up in the road outside the Mansion House as they prepare to take a loyal message around the country. MS. The starter with a Union Jack flag examining his watch as the Loyal Message is passed to one of the riders. WS. riders climbing onto their bikes and preparing to leave. WS. the start of the ride as the Union Jack starting flag is dropped the riders pass camera including a tandem.

    Darlington GV. Captains of the Women's football teams before a match for The National Union of Railwaymen's charity, the referee tosses the coin. WS. The kick-off as the ball is played out to the right. WS. The goal keeper rushes from her line and kicks the ball clear. WS. Defender and attacker battle, the ball is centred but gathered by the keeper Gertie who kicks upfield. MS. Crowds watching. WS. From behind the goal as one team scores the women run off and congratulate each other. MS. Half time as everyone adjusts their make-up. WS. The goal keeper kicking clear. WS. A penalty the shot goes high into the net. WS. The ball is centred three player fall to the ground and the ball goes narrowly wide of the post

    Regents Park: WS. Horses and vans draw up to officials who check their numbers at the annual Parade of the London Van Horse Society. CU Horse's head. MS. Crowds. CU. Horse's head. WS. Horse and cart past camera. WS. A pair of horses pulling a wagon. WS. A Willesden fishmonger being presented with a prize pan down to a pony pulling his cart. WS. Crowds. WS. Shire horses being paraded in front of the dais. MS. Sir Kinaston, in uniform of office, acting for the Lord Mayor of London. Sir K. leans from the dais and presents prizes to horses and their owners as they pass the dais. WS. Long line of horses, wagons, carts and vans passing between lines of spectators.

    Menin Gate: WS General William Faulternay (?) handing a volume of signatures for the Menin Gate Last Post Fund to the Burger Master of Ypres. WS. Pan over large group of soldiers and civilians some with Union flags. CU Union Flag. WS. Menin Gate with flags flying. as the last post is played. WS. Group of men including members of the Surrey branch of the British Legion who have endowed the sounding of the last post at the Menin Gate memorial as the bell is tolled. WS. looking through Menin Gate war memorial towards church steeple as the bell is rung. WS looking through arch towards the church steeple. WS. pan over large group of spectators as they raise banners.

    Stratford Upon Avon (aka Stratford-upon-Avon): WS. Crowded Stratford street with flags being unfurled to celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday. MS. Pan along a line of flowers sellers dressed in period costume carrying floral tributes to be laid on the bard's grave. WS. Crowd pan to see Stratford street lined with spectators as they pay respects to Shakespeare's memory. MS. Shakespeare's statue. CU. Shakespeare's statue. WS. Across the River Avon to the Shakespeare memorial theatre rowing boats in the foreground. WS. Another view of the building from across the river.

    Rosedale: WS. From the top hill to see a motorcyclist struggling up the hill and he comes to a standstill. WS. Another rider makes it up the hill and the camera pans as he passes. WS. Spectators MS. Rider receiving a helping shove from officials. WS. Motorcycle rider makes it part way up the hill and then rolls backwards. MS. Top View as a group of men push a motorbike up a hill. WS. Bike goes down hill over rough track. WS. Spectators spread over the hillside.

    Monaco WS. The start of the Monaco Grand Prix. WS. As racing cars come round the corner and hurtle past camera. WS. Cars pass and travel up steep hill. WS. Cars negotiate a narrow gap. WS High Angel to see cars beneath passing through a narrow gap. WS. Monte Carlo harbour as racing cars pass along the front showing the town and boats in the harbour. WS. Cars rounding a tight corner and racing past the camera. WS. High Angle cars go down a hill and negotiate a hairpin bend. WS. Cars racing past camera. WS. As they pass beneath the bridge with sea visible beyond. WS. Car races towards camera. WS. Finish as the chequered flag is taken by Fagioli? in a Mercedes. WS. Spectators waving hats and leaning over the barrier. WS. Mechanics and press men as the winning Mercedes draws up. CU. Fagioli? at the finish being congratulated.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:17:00 / 01:09:08:00

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