Test pilot Peter Lamb demonstrates hovercraft before the press.
Title reads: "Saucer and Science Hit Headlines".
Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Elevated shot of the Hovercraft on show to press at its base at Cowes. C/U test pilot, Commander Peter Lamb, seated in the control cabin operating controls for the demonstration flight. C/U control tabs moving. L/S hovercraft with engine running, it lifts off the ground. C/U inventor C.S. Cockerell looking on. L/S Hovercraft travelling towards camera. C/U Richard Stanton-Jones, chief designer, looking on with Mr. H. Winkworth, Works Director of Saunders Roe (boat design company?). L/S Hovercraft turning slowly. G/V people lined along water's edge watching the Hovercraft demonstrated over the sea.
L/S Hovercraft travelling forward across the water. C/U spectators watching. G/V Hovercraft passing "Queen Mary" ocean liner.
Note: this is first part of story, for second part see record for film id 1585.21.