• Short Summary

    Jeff Smith wins Motocross Grand Prix at Hawkstone Park, Shropshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Moto Cross (Moto-Cross, Motocross) Grand Prix. Hawestone Park (should be Hawkstone Park).

    Salop, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

    L/S very large crowd at Hawkstone Park. L/S as the British entrants walk towards camera. L/S all the entrants lined up in front of the flags of their country. C/U man watching. L/S pan as field gets away at the start. M/S as they come towards camera and pass in a cloud of dust. M/S crowd. L/S group coming over very hilly section of course. L/S No.21 Jeff Smith coming through sandpit. L/S pan No.17 J. Teuwissen coming through. L/S two more riders passing through. L/S pan three riders coming up steep hill. L/S as another rider almost comes off as he goes up hill. L/S as another rider rides up hill, he hits a pile of dirt throwing it into crowd.

    L/S Jeff Smith coming through bend followed by Arthur Lampkin. L/S No.29 John Burton coming through bend followed by No.8. M/S pan John Giles coming through bend. M/S as No.20 comes through bend. L/S from behind as three riders jump over small hill. M/S crowd. L/S as eight bikes come through dip and leap out. L/S as Jeff Smith comes leaping out of the dip followed by Vic Eastwood and Don Rickman. L/S as Jeff Smith crosses finish. M/S as crowds applaud. Various shots as Sir Alexandra Stanier presents Jeff Smith with trophy. C/U Smith and trophy.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:23:00 / 01:10:12:00

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