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  • Grand Prix Miniatures (1968)

    🎬British Pathé – Craftsman Henri Baigent finishes a painstakingly detailed model of Jim Clark's Formula One Lotus Ford. Bournemouth, Dorset. Various shots show Formula One driver Jim Clark in a Lotus Ford in the Grand Prix. Commentator says "Now he is dead, the Flying Scot who won more Grand Prix than any other driver". We then see several shots of Henri Baigent working on a miniature model of the Lotus Ford, that was to be presented to Jim Clark to commemorate his Grand Prix victories. Every part of the model is made by hand - extremely detailed work. The story ends with a L/S of Jim Clark driving along after winning a race, with the back of his car covered with flowers. Note: there is a newspaper article on file about Henri and his work
    517 Views
  • Historic Cars In New Museum (1959)

    🎬British Pathé – Guest from the world of motoring attend opening of Montagu Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Titles read: "HISTORIC CARS IN NEW MUSEUM". Hampshire. L/S of Beaulieu Abbey with flowers in foreground. Various shots of guests arriving at Palace House, Beaulieu for the opening of the new Montagu Motor Museum. Lord Montagu and his fiancee Belinda Crossley greet people, including the mother of the late Mike Hawthorn, Stirling Moss and his wife Katie. Several shots of veteran cars in the exhibition hall. M/S of Sir Henry Segrave's Sunbeam car. We see the 1906 Renault that Montagu will drive to his wedding. Lord Brabazon of Tara unveils a commemorative plaque on the wall while Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks and Raymond Mays applaud. Outside Beaulieu Abbey the guests watch a drive past of several veteran cars, including an Hispano-Suiza and a Leon Bollee from 1895
    498 Views
  • His Last Voyage (1936)

    🎬British Pathé – The coffin of Commodore Sir Edgar Britten is carried aboard the tug "Calshot" to be taken and buried at sea. The Needles, Isle of Wight. Item title reads - His last voyage. Commodore Sir Edgar Britten (Captain of the "Queen Mary") buried at sea. The Needles, Isle of Wight. L/S as the camera pans across the tug "Calshot". M/S as Commodore Sir Edgar Britten's coffin is carried aboard the tug, ensigns are flown at half mast as it is lifted up in a harness then lowered onto a platform. M/S of officers watching. M/S of the coffin. M/S as crew and family come onboard, M/S as they stand on deck with the coffin. M/S's as the tug sails away into the mist
    442 Views
  • Holiday Everywhere (1960)

    🎬British Pathé – A look at people enjoying their holidays in Brighton and Bournemouth. Item title reads - Holiday everywhere. Brighton, Sussex and Bournemouth, Dorset. M/S's Brighton beaches and promenade. M/S beatniks walking along promenade. M/S people sat on Brighton pier. C/U woman snoozing. Pan across small girl running along holding ice lolly. M/S Brighton promenade. M/S group of young people sat on beach. M/S couple seated in deckchairs. M/S children digging in the sand. Aerial shot of people gathered round the Golden Mile. M/S sign reading 'The Silver Mile'. M/S mayors of Brighton and Hove bending to put coins down. M/S crowds watching. M/S John Turner, Ronnie Carroll and Millicent Martin bending down to put coins on the silver mile in aid of underprivileged children. L/S Tommy Cooper standing with officials. C/U Tommy. M/S crowds of people. M/S Ronnie Carroll signing autographs. M/S Ian Carmichael doing same. M/S Tommy Cooper and two ladies putting coins on the Silver Mile. L/S Barry Langford being chased towards camera by policeman and policewoman, he is holding various pieces of silverware. C/U Tommy Cooper looking on. M/S Barry putting silverware on the mile. M/S Bournemouth beach. M/S two boys playing with ball. M/S man and woman eating. M/S group seated on beach. C/U young woman sleeping. People walk in beach garb holding umbrella to protect themselves from rain. C/U rain splashing in puddle. M/S man walking along with rubber raft over his head. M/S people walking back from beach with towels over their heads. M/S of the Foster family walking from their house pushing their bicycles. M/S Mr and Mrs James Foster getting onto their four seater tandem with their son Dennis and daughter Christine. M/S as their other daughter Janet and son David get on their tandem. 4 year old twins Lynn and Shirley go in sidecar. C/U as the family pull away past camera, pan with the last of them, Susan is on her own bike. M/S family going down the road. Various shots as they cycle along. C/U man looking surprised. M/S the first four Fosters on their bike. C/U Lynn and Julie in the trailer. L/S of the family.
    535 Views
  • Like A Giant Cheese Cutter (1929)

    🎬British Pathé – Wartime hangars on Salisbury Plain are demolished to give clear view of Stonehenge. Wiltshire. Item title reads - Like a giant cheese cutter. Messrs. Chivers & Sons cut great wartime hangars on behalf of National Trust to give clear view of Stonehenge once again. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. M/S of a man at the top of one of the hangars, securing rope which he slides down. M/S as they pull the hangars down with the rope, various shots as they are demolished and fall over like dominoes.
    550 Views
  • A HOME BY THE SEA (1962)

    🎬British Movietone - Quite rightly the people of Tristan da Cunha are to live near the sea. Overlooking Southampton Waters, their new homes are at the former RAF station at Calshot. Everything's been done to make them comfortable in what used to be married quarters, and even the larders were stocked!
    672 Views

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