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  • 357+ Miles An Hour Aka357.7 Miles Per Hour (1929)

    Squadron Leader Orlebar sits in the Rolls-Royce S.6. seaplane in which he broke speed record. Calshot, Hampshire. Item title reads - 357.7 miles per hour! Squadron Leader Orlebar in the Supermarine Rolls-Royce S.6. in which Flying Officer Waghorn won the Schneider Trophy sets up marvellous new record for Britain. Calshot, Hampshire. M/S of Squadron Leader Orlebar sat in the S.6. as it floats on the water, he gets out and climbs down onto a man's shoulders who carries him to shore. M/S of him talking to a group of ladies. M/S as he climbs in the seaplane, which is now on land. M/S as another man fits the roof of the cockpit over him. M/S of him sat in the pilot's seat
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  • Britain Is Supreme In The Air - Machine And Man! (1931)

    Mixed material about the winning of the 1931 Schneider Trophy seaplane race. Full title reads: "Calshot. Britain is Supreme in the Air. Schneider Trophy won by Flt. Lt. Boothman outright for Britain at an average of 340.6 mph." Calshot, Hampshire. A seaplane speeds across water. Unidentified man applauded on British Naval vessel. More shots of seaplane. Shots of speedboats racing. Shots of pilot drinking on board warship. CU of pilot with sailor. N.B. This item is completely mixed up and makes no sense. There is also a missing intertitle which should read: "then Flt. Lt. Stainforth went up and shattered the world's record averaging over 378 miles per hour." This and extra material are found at 859.21
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  • Britain's Triumph In Schneider Cup (1929)

    Flying Officer Waghorn wins the Schneider Cup for Britain. Calshot, Hampshire. Item title reads - Britain's triumph in Schneider Cup. Flying Officer Waghorn - at amazing speed of 328.63 miles an hour - retains coveted trophy for Britain. Calshot, Hampshire. Intertitle - 'Flying Officer Waghorn in number 2 Supermarine Rolls-Royce S.6. started first.' M/S of Waghorn chatting to others, L/S of group stood around. M/S of aeroplane taxiing on the sea in front of boats. M/S front view of a boat in the foreground and Liner in the background. L/S of seaplane taxiing and taking off. M/S of naval officer on a ship, he lowers his hand and something is fired. M/S of seaplane flying overhead, various shots. M/S as it flies over naval ships. M/S of men watching them through binoculars on ship and another sending radio messages. M/S as the seaplane flies overhead and people stand on the ground and watch. Intertitle - 'Italy's bad luck. Lieutenant Cadringher had a forced landing in second lap but made it perfectly.' M/S of seaplane flying very low over the water. M/S as it taxis on the water surrounded by boats. Intertitle - 'Lieutenant Monti - badly burned when oil pipe burst - had to give up-.' M/S as Monti climbs out of a boat onto the quay and walks away with another man, he does not look to be badly injured. Intertitle - 'our victorious team after the race - Flight Lieutenant D'Arcy Grieg. Flying Officer Waghorn. Flying Officer Atcherley.' M/S of the three men in a row, C/U of Waghorn in the middle
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  • Bournemouth V Manchester United (1957)

    Manchester United beats Bournemouth 2-1 in FA Cup 6th round football match. Bournemouth, Dorset. Start of the FA (Football Association) Cup 6th round football match between Bournemouth and Manchester United. GV. Players lined up for the kick off. Manchester United kick off. Playing from left to right against Bournemouth playing from right to left. Bournemouth all in white. General play. McGuinness pushes the ball up-field to a United player who collects it and gets on the move. SV. Godwin waiting in his goal. LV. Bournemouth goal area, ball comes over, John Berry tries a header but Godwin gathers safely and clears up field. CU. Woman in crowd. GV. Pan as the ball again comes into the Bournemouth goal area but is headed away. Stanley Newsham helps it down field with his head to clear the lines. As the ball goes towards the middle, Newsham runs on and beats Eddie Colman to the ball to help it on its way to start Bournemouth attack. LV. Stiffle with the ball. He pushes it out to Ollie Norris who shoots. Ray Wood smothers it for a corner to Bournemouth. This is the correct shot that caused the corner. CU. Cheering men in crowd. LV. Stiffle takes a corner kick. Ball comes across into the Manchester United goal area. SV. Ball coming in, Manchester appealing for the ball. Wood knocks it against the bar but Brian Bedford dashes in and heads it into the goal and jumps for joy. GV. Bedford runs away waving his arms with joy. GV. Crowd cheering. GV. Bournemouth on the move again. A quick pass-through from Stiffle finds Newsham who shoots, but Wood smothers the ball to save a nasty situation. CU. Man pulling faces in crowd. Half Time. Bournemouth 1 Manchester United 0. GV. Bournemouth goal area, ball running loose and a United player chasing it. He collects it and starts to bring the ball back towards the Bournemouth goal mouth. LV. Ball is slipped through to John Berry. He runs onto it and scores with ease - Bournemouth appeal for offside unsuccessfully. Ball in net. GV. Manchester United players congratulating each other. Score 1-1. SV. Crowd. Some people cheer for United. LV. Bournemouth player is trying to get past and Viollet brings him down just outside the Manchester area. CU. Small boy in crowd winces. LV. Bournemouth take their free kick. The ball comes into the United area where Wood jumps and punches clear. LV. Colman with the ball trying to set the United going. Kicks up field but is headed back and Colman collects it again and starts to run on. Michael Lyons gives him the most polite push in the back. It sends him flying and Lyons comes away with the ball and jabs a short pass. LV. Bournemouth player with the ball on the half way line running through, flicks it to Lewis Clayton who collects, runs on and shoots at the goal but the ball goes wide. CU. Man in crowd holding his head. BV. Wood runs to take goal kick. Kicks up-field. GV. Berry gets past a couple of Bournemouth men. He beats another one and is tackled by the next - Clayton. LV. Berry shakes off Clayton and shoots. Godwin parries the shot and it goes loose where a United man crosses it into the goal area. Another United man heads it but it is handled near the goal line and United appeal for a penalty. GV. United players with their hands up and the referee is pointing to the spot. SCU. Sad boy in crowd. LV. John Berry runs to take spot kick. Ball in back of net. Manchester United are through. Pan with happy players. Final score Manchester United 2 - Bournemouth 1.
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  • Bravo Bournemouth (1929)

    Item title reads - Bravo Bournemouth! Heroes of fifth round - force "the Hammers" to a replay - with meritorious 1 - 1 draw. Location unknown. (Bournemouth versus West Ham). M/S as the football teams run out onto the pitch. The referee shakes hands with the captains and they do the same, the coin is tossed. Various shots of the match, goalkeeper saves a goal then one is scored.
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