Geoff Duke, ace racing motor cyclist honoured by fellow sportsman
Savoy Hotel, London, England
Geoff Duke presented with Sporting Record sportsman of the year trophy at reception at Savoy Hotel.
SV. Towards Geoff Duke riding in race. Skid to C.U. still picture of Duke in riding kit. SV. Geoff Duke and wife being greeted at reception. CU. Geoff Duke smiling with wife.
LV. Stirling Moss, racing motorist, being greeted. CU. Pan Denis Compton, cricketer and footballer. SV. Alec and Eric Bedser, twins, cricketers for England and Surrey, greeted.
A.S. Johnny Williams, British and British Empire heavyweight boxing champion, greeted. SV. Earl Howe being greeted. Side View People looking on (Applauding.) LV. Lord Aberdare on platform about to introduce Duke. CU trophy.
SV. Lord Aberdare makes presentation of trophy to Duke (Nat. snd.) "I take pleasure in handing this magnificent Sporting Record Trophy to Geoff Duke."
S.V. Sporting personalities including Sylvia Cheeseman, British athletics champion, toasting Duke.
CU. Duke smiling holding trophy.
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