• Short Summary

    An item about a railway station converted into a cafe and a bicycle designed to run on rails.

  • Description

    Nunnington, Yorkshire.

    M/S Malcom Tradewell weighing his wife, Betty, on an old luggage weighing machine in a converted railway station cafe. M/S James Hickey, proprietor, serving tea through a hatch. C/U of tea being poured. Betty and Malcom take tea and scones from the hatch.

    Exterior. M/S Malcom and Betty walking around the cafe to take seats on the platform. C/U lantern. As a train goes past, various people eating at tables on the platform wave.

    L/S of Fred Turner, wife Betty and children, Andrew and Elizabeth arriving on a rail quad bicycle designed by Birmingham manufacturer, Dick Pashley. Panning shot from cycle as it slowly passes the station. C/U of cycle wheels on railway and Fred's feet peddling. Could this be a future use for disused railways as the car takes over?

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    241.05
    Media URN:
    3285
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:15:00 / 01:23:18:00
    Canister:
    CP 451

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