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    Don Burgess of Willesden wins bike race at Herne Hill Velodrome

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    ENGLAND: London: Lambeth: Herne Hill:

    BRIGHTON. Shots of the Brighton front from the air.. showing pier et???

    CAMELS. Shots of baby camel born at Regent's Park Zoo. shots close-ups etc

    CARS. Shots of cars on main roads as they leave London on Easter holidays.. shots C.U. and Long shots.. shots by night as they return showing only the glare of headlamps

    CIRCUS Munich Circus.. good shots of trapeze artist performing.. Seal jumps on see-saw and catches ball..claps hands etc

    CROWDS. Huge crowds watch Easter Parade in Hyde Park..1952

    DOGS. Dog with odd looking hat tied onto it's head..Also boy scouts taking various shaped and sized dogs out for walks in Bob-a-Job Week

    EASTER PARADE 1952 Easter Parade in Hyde Park, shots queer hat fashions including American Actress Barbara Perry in Anglo-U.S. creation

    EISENHOWER GEN. DWIGHT. To enter politics Ike gives up Supreme Command Europe.. gives party with wife etc.. greets Lord Louis Mountbatten

    ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Gives Royal Maundy Money at Westminster for first time. shots etc

    EXPLOSION Shots explosion and rising pall of smoke in Indo-China in bombing attack on Viet-Minh

    FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN SITE. South Bank riverside promenade opened Leader of London County council..Pearlies do little dance with him????. Shots of Westminster form the S. Bank

    FRENCH MILITARY. Surrendering of Rebels in Indo-China to French after close fighting in dense jungle.. shots explosions and refugees trudge leaving war scene

    GERARD.BOB. (MOTOR RACING). Beaten by Gonzales and Mike Hawthorne at Goodwood meeting for Grand Prix cars.. shots racing watched by Duke of Kent and Prince Michael

    GONZALES.. Argentine Racing Ace Wins the Richmond Race Trophy at Goodwood, beating Mike Hawthorne and Bob Gerard in his Ferrari

    GOODWOOD.MOTOR RACING TRACK. Easter 1952 Meeting for Easter Trophy watched by Duke of Kent and Prince Michael.. Stirling Moss beaten to 3rd place by Geoff Duke. Grand Prix car when Gonzales 1st beats Hawthorn to 2nd place and Bob Gerard way back.

    HAT FASHIONS. Easter Parade in Hyde Park.. all types and designs etc. Barbara Perry wears one showing anglo-american relations

    HAWTHORNE MIKE. (British Racing Motorist) Beaten to 2nd place by Gonzales at Goodwood event for Grand Prix cars..Bob Gerard way back.. watched by Duke of Kent and Prince Michael

    HERNE HILL. Southern Counties International Meeting 1952.. thousands of bikes parked etc.. shots of races with Don Burgess of Willesden the winner

    HORSERACING - IRELAND 1952 Irish Grand National won by Alberoni, with Barney's Link and Ballymagillan.. shots of runners and the race

    HYDE PARK. Hat Fashions in Easter Parade including American actress Barbara Perry in anglo-U.S. creation

    IRELAND. Alberion wins 1952 Irish Grand National-followed by Barney Link and Ballymagillen-shots of runners and finish etc

    DUKE OF KENT. KENT, Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick (Baby With brother Prince Michael watches motor racing at Goodwood Easter 1952

    LIGHTS. Cars in traffic streams head back from holidays. showing only the glare of headlamps

    MAUNDY MONEY Queen Elizabeth II gives Maundy for first time in 1952.. at Westminster Abbey

    MICHAEL PRINCE OF KENT Watches motor racing with brother, Duke of Kent at the Goodwood Easter 1952 Meeting

    MONKEYS. Monkey Hill re-opened at Regent's Park.. shots of swarms of little monkeys etc

    MOTOR BOATS. Outboard racing in U.S. along narrow water ways.. boat comes onto dry land and scatters golfers and also again scatters chickens

    MOTOR RACING Good shots Geoff Duke and Stirling Moss cars 70 and 10 in Easter Handicap at Goodwood also Bob Gerard.. watched by Duke of Kent and Prince Michael..Duke beats Moss for 3rd place.. Grand Prix cars event with Gonzales 1st and Hawthorne 2nd

    MOUNTBATTEN EARL & COUNTESS. Greeted by Gen and Mrs Eisenhower when Ike throws party in giving up Supreme Command Europe

    MUNICH. German circus with trapeze artists performing etc.. seal does trick balancing ball etc.. claps flippers etc

    OUTBOARD RACING. Along narrow water-ways in U.S.. boat comes onto dry land and scatter golfers, and again scatters chickens.

    PARIS. Eisenhower gives party with wife on his leaving Command Allied Forces in Europe. greets Lord Louis Mountbatten.

    PARLIAMENT. Shots of Westminster from the riverside promenade on the South Bank.

    PEARLIES Perform little dance at opening of Riverside Promanade on Thames' South Bank

    PRISONERS OF WAR.. Viet-Minh rebels come in attacks in Indo-China strong-points.. shots etc

    SCOUTS Bob-a-Job Week begins.. Scouts at annual camp,,semaphore signalling, crossing ravine, cooking, working to earn money, washing up-, cleaning, car cleaning, lawn mowing cubsmistress joins in, walking the dogs,

    Seals Seal-lion at Munich circus jumps onto see-saw and catches ball thrown up on tip of nose..claps the trapeze performers in their act

    TEDDINGTON Aerial of river with yachts taking part in regatta.. also shots of craft competing in the races etc

    TOWER BRIDGE. Shots from the air.

    TOWER OF LONDON. Shots of the Tower taken from the air...Yeoman Warders inspected by Col Carkeet-James.. shots of the warders in their uniforms

    BICYCLING. Shots of thousands of bikes parked at Southern Counties International Meeting at Herne Hill. shots of the races and race with Don Burgess of Willesden winning

    WESTMINSTER ABBEY. Queen Elizabeth II gives Maundy Money away for first time at Easter 1952.. shots etc

    racing, British Cyclist, fans, cheering, champion, velodrome,
    Background: Don Burgess of Willesden wins bike race at Herne Hill Velodrome

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