• Short Summary

    Vicar from Chiswick takes religion to the motorcycle riding rockers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Padre Joins Ton-Uppers".

    Chiswick, London.

    LV Group of ton up boys and girls outside cafe with their motor bikes. CU Transfer picture on back of leather jacket. CU One of the girls sitting on motorbike pan down to handlebars.

    MV Father Brown leaving his church and putting on his leather jacket over his cassock. CU as he puts on his motorcycle helmet and gloves. MV he tucks up cassock (he is wearing jeans underneath) and climbs onto bike. CU he kick starts his bike. MV He rides away.

    VS as Father Brown pulls up to meet young motorcycle fans parked at roadside. LV As the ton up boys and girls enter the Adana cafe. CU Record playing in juke box. LV Father AFP Brown, Vicar of St. Nicholas seated at a table chatting to the ton up boys and girls around him. CU One of the young girls wearing leather jacket seated at table. CU Father Brown seated at table talking. CU One of the boys listening, smoking cigarette. LV As the ton up boys and girls do the twist in the cafe, Father Brown gets up wearing leather jacket and joins them he starts to twist. SV Boy and girl twisting pan to Father Brown twisting still wearing leather jacket he decides to take his leather jacket off puts it on the table and then continues to twist with the boys and girls.

    LV Ext. As the ton up boys together with Father Brown leave the cafe and walk towards their motor bikes and start to prepare for a spin. LV As they ride away from the cafe.

    Travel shot. Along the Western Avenue as Father Brown leads the ton up boys on their motor bikes travelling at considerable speed. Travelling shot as they continue to speed along the Western Avenue. SV Father Brown on his motor bike at speed followed by other bikers.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:06:00 / 01:42:25:00

Comments (1)

  1. FanVidder says

    OMG, I am so delighted to have found this. Fr Brown married my parents at St Nicholas' Church in Chiswick (1964) and baptized me in 1972. Wonderful memories.

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