• Short Summary

    Footage of scale model motorbike and side car being demonstrated, Leyton

  • Description

    Working model motorcycle in Leyton, Greater London.

    M/S Motorcycle. C/U hands pick it up and take it out of the picture. M/S George Wills (the maker) watched by crowd preparing to start model motorcycle. C/U Putting starter underneath bike. C/U Motorcycle man turns on petrol and tickles carburettor. C/U Group small boys watching. M/S Man filling tank with bottle and funnel. M/S Motorcyclist watching.

    C/U Man starting bike. C/U Exhaust pipe smoking, pan up to man adjusting handlebar controls. C/U Small boy looking. C/U of owner of model. M/S Attaching line to motorcycle, lifting it off the box. M/S Girl sticking post in ground watched by child. M/S Man pushing motorcycle along. C/U Motorcycle as it starts and disappears out of the picture. M/S Man gives it a push, camera pans with it as it goes under its own power. L/S Motorcycle going round in circle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:03:00 / 01:07:28:00
    NP 345

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