• Short Summary

    WHITSUN BANK HOLIDAY / TAY RIVER TRAIN CRASH / SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS / TRAIN STRIKE / TRAFFIC JAMS / RIOTS IN GERMANY / SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Description

    ATHLETICS. Mile race won by Laslo Tabori, 2nd Chataway, 3rd Hewson Roger Bannister congratulates....2 mile race by Santos Iharos, 2nd Ken Wood.....at the White City.

    BANNISTER ROGER. (G.B. Runner) Congratulates the winners of the mile race at the White City.

    BOXING. Ray Famechon wins on points against Billy Kelly for the Featherwieght Championship of Europe in Dublin.

    CARS. A stream line cars during Whitsun 1955...during rail strike......cars stopping to give people lifts.

    CHATAWAY, Chris (British runner) 2nd in mile race in under four minutes at the White City.

    COACHES. All ready for making tours...people queuing at stations.

    COCKELL DON (British Boxer) Arrival back in Britain in the liner Queen Mary.

    COMMUNISTS & PARTY Demonstrators...many injured in rioting...with police.

    CRASHES.TRAIN. Wreckage of a Sunday School excursion train at Wormit Station at Tay Bridge.

    CROWDS. Queuing at Coach stations during railway strike...making way on foot...some getting lifts.

    DANCING. Morris dancing outside at St. Pauls' Cathedral.

    FAMECHON RAY (BOXER) Wins Featherweight title from Billy Kelly at Dublin on points.

    GERMANY. Angry Communist demonstrators against police...many injured.

    GOODWOOD. MOTOR RACING TRACK Ladies handicap won by Miss Nancy Mitchell..taking part was Pat Moss....Richard Murdoc wins racing in rolls royce...taking was John Gregson.

    GREGSON. JOHN. (Film Actor) At the Premier of the Film "Above us the Waves" at the Odeon Theatre Leicester. Takes part in motor racing at Goodwood.

    HASSNESS, (Hotel) Visited by people during Whitsun 1955.

    HEWSON, Brian. S. (British Runner) 3rd in mile race at White City.

    HOTELS SEE SAVOY., DORCHESTER. Holiday visitors at Hassness hotel.

    IHAROS, Santos (Hungarian runner) British Games Wins the two mile race at the White City.

    KELLY, Barbara (Television Star) Congratulates Richard (Stinker) Murdoc for winning race at Goodwood.

    KELLY BILLY (boxer) Ir. (Spider) Loses on points against Ray Famechon in Dublin...watched by his father Spider Kelly.

    LONDON AIRPORT. Coach tours around.

    MITCHEL, Miss Nancy (racing motorist) Wins Ladies handicap at Goodwood driving a Daimler.

    MOSS PAT. (motor driver, Sister of Stirling) Takes part in the Ladies handicap at Goodwood.

    MOTOR - RACING Goodwood...Ladies handicap won by Miss Nancy Mitchel and mens race by Richard Murdoc in a Rolls Royce.

    MURDOCH RICHARD. 'Stinker'. Wins racing at Goodwood driving a rolls royce.

    Police Policemen injured during angry communist demonstrations..in Germany.

    QUEEN MARY (SHIP) Arrival in Britain...with passengers...amongst those was Don Cockell

    RIOTS Angry Communist demonstrators against police many injured in Germany.

    ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL Morris dancing..outside.

    TABORI, Laslo (Hungarian runner) Wins mile race at the White City in under four minutes takes part in the 2 mile race.

    TRAFFIC / TRAFFIC JAMS A stream line of cars during Whitsun...during rail strike

    TRAINS. Wreckage of an Sunday School excursion train at Wormit station at Tay Bridge in Scotland......Flying Scotsman doing service.

    WHITE CITY. Mile race won by Laslo Tabori of Hungary, 2nd Chataway 3rd Brian Hewson........2 mile race won by Iharos of Hungary with Ken Wood 2nd....Roger Bannister congratulates the winners of the milerace in under 4 mins.

    Scotland; Railways; Disasters and Accidents
    Background: WHITSUN BANK HOLIDAY / TAY RIVER TRAIN CRASH / SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS / TRAIN STRIKE / TRAFFIC JAMS / RIOTS IN GERMANY / SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS

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    Film ID:
    VLVABDGRA9HD8IEH1ZVS90R4IPX7V
    Media URN:
    VLVABDGRA9HD8IEH1ZVS90R4IPX7V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:27:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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