Activities in Britain of Whitsun weekend including TT racing and athletics at White City.
L/Ss of crowded beach at Blackpool. L/S People laying on the beach and sitting in deck chairs. C/U Woman asleep in a deck chair. M/S Girl laying on the beach. C/U Man asleep in chair. L/S Two girls running for the sea. C/U Small boy. L/S Crowded beach. L/S Crowds on the beaches and walking along the promenade. M/S Crowds walking along the promenade. L/S Pan the start of the Tour of Britain cycle race, Top shot, competitors sitting around with bikes laying on the ground. C/U Written on back of a jacket 'Bike it you'll like it'. M/S Pan, one of the contestants testing gears on the bike, he is W. Bradley No.92. C/U One of the contestants. L/S Men preparing for the start of the race. C/U A man checking cycle No.67 V Uriona. M/S W Holmes last year's winner. C/U Holmes as he prepares for the start. M/S of the comedian Tommy Cooper playing around with the starting rifle. L/S As the race gets started pan with the pack to the back view. L/S Crowd of competitors coming past camera. L/S Elevated as the contestants pass under camera.
L/S At Norwich showing dog owners leaving their dogs sitting on the kerb while they cross the road in training exercise. M/S The line of dogs sitting on the kerb. C/U A small carriage with a dog sitting in it written on the cover is "Norfolk Dog Training Society in aid of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association". L/S As owners call their dogs pan as the dogs run across the road to their owners. M/S Tester writing on a card. L/S Small dog crossing the road in front of on- coming car, sits down, and lets the car go past before getting up and carrying on across the road. C/U Alsatian. M/S As man ties a stuffed cat to the back of a bike. L/S Pan, as the man cycles past the dogs sitting on the kerb with the stuffed cat being dragged along behind. C/U One of the dogs. L/S As the chief constable of Norwich presents a first prize diploma to the owner of a Bedlington called "Andy Capp". C/U The diploma. M/S As the chief constable shakes paws with the dog. M/S A boxer sitting on the kerb next to the stuffed cat.
Isle of Man. L/S Crowds gathered round entrance in the Isle of Man Senior T.T. C/U Mechanic revving Derek Minter's Norton pan to M/S of Minter. C/U Derek Minter. L/S Alan Shepherd standing beside his Matchless No.2. C/U Alan Shepherd. L/S R. Langston sitting on his Norton with a woman with a baby standing beside him. M/S Gary Hocking astride his motorbike having his helmet adjusted. L/S Riders lined up for the start. L/S The flag is dropped and the first two riders No.1. R. Langston and No.2. Alan Shepherd push off to start pan with them as they go away down the straight. M/S Pan, as Mike Hailwood No.9. pushes and starts his motorbike. M/S Pan No.14. Tony Godfrey, Norton, pushes away and starts. L/S Crowd. L/S As the leader No.4. Gary Hocking comes out of the dip after Governors Bridge. L/S Pan as Mike Hailwood sweeps out of the dip after him. L/S Pan No.18. Dan Shorey, Norton, comes out of the dip. L/S As three riders sweep into a bend after a long straight. L/S Crowd. L/S As the leader Gary Hocking goes round the bend. L/S Pan, Phil Read coming round a sharp bend. L/S Crowd on the grandstands. L/S Pan, as Hocking is flagged home the winner. C/U Hocking talking to friends.
River Thames, the English Channel and Calais (The Putney to Calais motorboat race). L/Ss Elevated, boats powered by outboard motors churning their way towards camera on the Thames. M/S One of the boats pan up to others. L/S Boats heading towards bridge. M/S One of the boats. L/S Ramsgate Harbour. Top view, one of the boats in the harbour coming in to refuel. L/S Another boat in the harbour. Top view, boat being refuelled. C/U Fuel being poured into the petrol tank. L/S and M/S One of the boats towing another into the harbour. L/S Boat at sea just drifting. L/S Ramsgate Harbour as boat No.1. comes out of the harbour entrance. M/S Boat No.1. going past camera heading out to sea. L/S Pan, boat going past the South Goodwin Lightship.
L/S Calais harbour. M/S Boat No.3. crewed by Curtis and Braine the first to arrive in Calais harbour. C/U Gendarme. M/S Interior one of the competitors collecting his bottle of champagne at the Cafe Welcome he walks over and starts to sign the visitors book. M/S Five water skiers who have skied across the Channel posing at Calais. C/U Pan, skiers who have skied across the Channel. M/S Crowd. L/S Two of the water skiers setting off for the return to England. L/S Another water skier being towed across the harbour very slowly. L/S As this water skier sinks. L/S The Thames at Putney. M/S Boat No.3. on its trailer after winning the rally. C/U Curtis and Braine as they drink champagne.
Anti nuclear protesters at US Polaris submarine base in Holy Loch. L/Ss of demonstrators marching towards the dock at Holy Loch. L/S As they reach the dock. M/S The dock. Proteus can be seen at the far side of the Loch pan down to show demonstrators all ready sitting down. M/S As one of the demonstrators is lifted by two policemen. L/S As the man is carried off. M/S Another demonstrator is lifted by arms and legs and carried off. L/S Another demonstrator being carried off. L/S As the demonstrator is lifted up and carried into the back of a removal van. L/S Policemen outside a temporary police station speaking to demonstrators who are still sitting down.
L/S White City athletics stadium in. L/S The start of the 6 miles the gun is fired pan as the runners go into the first bend and round into the back straights. L/S As the runners come towards camera, Martin Hyman is leading followed by Bruce Tulloh, M. Bullivant and M. Batty. L/S Crowd. L/S As the runners come into the front straight still in the same order, pan with Tulloh laying second. L/S Crowd. L/S As the leaders come into the final straight Hyman is leading Tulloh. Tulloh spurts past Hyman on the outside and then past a backmarker, M. Batty, and goes on to win easily. L/S Crowd applauding. C/U Tulloh on the left and Hyman pan to C/U of Bruce Tulloh.