Blind war veterans of St Dunstan's take part in a competition walk at Regent's Park.
Regent's Park, London.
Various shots of participants preparing for a competition walk. The competitors are all blind war veterans from St Dunstan's.
M/S of the group of competitors before the start of the race; pan to actor Wilfred Pickles talking to an official. Pickles starts the race and the men start walking. Each blind walker is accompanied by a member of a prominent London walking club; some are attached by a tape around the arm, but most just go by the sound of their escort's footsteps. Spectators watch along the route. Pickles and blind MP Sir Ian Frazer look on.
L/S of walkers approaching inner circle past camera. C/U of stop watch, pan to official's face. C/U of official marking times. M/S of winner Tommy Gaygan, ex-8th Army - blinded at Tunisia - coming through the finishing tape and walking into the arms of his waiting wife.