• Short Summary

    Hastings holds largest rally of Vespas ever seen in Britain.

  • Description

    Hastings, East Sussex.

    Good point of view shot about 8 scooters arriving at rally in Hastings. Top shot Mayor's car which turns up to welcome them. Chauffeur opens door for Mayor who gets out of car to welcome some of them. Shots of scooters and enthusiasts from Uruguay and also Italy.

    Shots of men polishing their scooters. Man on scooter (still smoking his pipe) completes a circle by hanging onto a metal frame. More contestants complete the test. Shots of obstacle race, some go round in circles another with passenger wearing a full skirt does the test. Some nice looking scooters! All vespas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    35.05
    Media URN:
    2118
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:32:00 / 01:11:21:00
    Canister:
    CP 039

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