• Short Summary

    Speed trails on the sands at Saltburn, Schoolboys off to Scandinavia, the West Ham and Arsenal teams in pre season training and Great Britain defeat Germany in an athletics match.

  • Description

    Saltburn, Cleveland. - Tilbury Docks, Essex. - Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London.
    Highboy Football Stadium, London. - Munich, Germany.

    WS. A woman fixing the straps on a man's helmet. WS. Man seated on his motorbike whilst his wife fixes his helmet on. WS. As the speed trails get under way. WS. A small crowd gathered on the beach with the sea in the background as motorcycles race along the sands. LS. motorcycles cornering cautiously. WS. Crowds sitting on the sands. WS. Bike sliding out of a corner at speed two more bikes pass through shot. WS. Crowd. WS. A straight section of the track as a bike races through. WS. A woman seated on the top of a car. WS. Straight section. WS. Young woman watching the racing. WS. Motor bikes racing down towards camera.

    Tilbury: WS. A group of schoolboys making their way onto a ship at Tilbury before embarking on a 12 day trip to Scandinavia. WS. Schoolboys with their cases making their way to the gang plank. WS. Ship with the rails packed with schoolchildren. MS. Ships rails packed with children. WS. Children waving to the camera on deck. WS. Children waving to camera. LS. The ship moving away from the dock. WS. Ship moving away from dock. MS. Boys with binoculars. WS. The ship steaming away from Tilbury dock.

    Upton Park: WS. The West Ham football team run past camera. LS. A line of players leap frogging one another. WS. From behind the goal mouth with three goal keepers, five players run up to take penalties at the same time. LS. Three goal keepers preparing trying to guard the goal. WS. A line of players each with a ball run down and shoot into the net past the goal keepers.

    Highbury: WS. League Champions Arsenal playing a practice football match on their pitch at Highbury. MS. George Allison, the Arsenal Manager on the side lines. WS. Practice match. WS. Players standing on the side lines watching. MS. Pan along the whole Arsenal squad.

    Munich: An Athletics match held in Munich between Great Britain and Germany. WS. The athletes parading in front of the crowd the teams walking in opposite directions the Union Jack and the Nazi Flag cross each other. WS. The start of the 800 meters race. WS. Low Angle as the runners pass camera. WS. Sprint hurdles won by D. O. Finlay? Great Britain. WS. the Pole Vault. WS. Crowd. WS. The British team crossing the line as winners. MS. The winning British relay team.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:32:00 / 02:02:05:00

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