• Short Summary

    Home built gyrocopter, 6 year old swimming hopeful & Prince Charles at school in Australia.

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    Geelong, Australia.
    GV. Prince Charles walking towards camera with other boys at start of his term at Geelong School, Australia. CU. Michael Hanley, the school's headmaster. SV. Boys climbing rope net - two shots. SV. Prince Charles watching with other boys. SV. Boy swinging on rope. SV. Prince Charles. SV. Boy swinging on rope. SCU. Stewart McGregor showing Prince Charles a map of the surrounding countryside - McGregor is Head Boy. SV. McGregor and Prince Charles walking towards camera, they start to open school stationery. CU. & SV. Stationery packets being opened, pan up to Prince Charles. SV. Prince Charles and Stewart McGregor.

    LV. Lavender coming towards camera towing gyrocopter along very snowy road. CU. Sign on gyrocopter "Danger Keep Clear of Rotors". SV. Rex Watley and David West with Rex's father preparing the gyrocopter for demonstration. CU. Snow being brushed off the rotor. CU. One of the boys. CU. Mr Watley. SV. The boys get into the gyrocopter. SCU. The dashboard of the gyrocopter. CU. Rotor begins to turn, pan down to boys. SV. & SCU. Rotor turning, Mr Watley pushing it. GV. The Land rover towing the gyrocopter. Travel shot from the gyrocopter as it takes off. SV. The gyrocopter comes towards camera out of the mist in flight and then disappears into the mist again.

    Portsmouth. Hampshire.
    LV. Young swimmer, six year old Gary Pettet, climbs ladder to diving board. SV. He walks to the end of board. CU. He jumps fully clothed into the water. SV. Gary takes his jumper off in the water. TS. As he starts to take his trousers off. CU. As he takes his trousers off. LV. He swims to the side of the pool to talk to his father. CU. Gary's father, pan to close up shot of Gary. CU. Gary's mother. SV. Gary dives into the pool, turns and starts to backstroke up the length of the pool. SV. Gary swims up the pool in backstroke. SV. His parents and sister watching. TS. Gary doing the breast stroke. SV. He swims into close up.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:14:00 / 01:49:17:00

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