London to Brighton vintage vehicle rally, presenter of TV show "Magpie" take part.
Unissued / unused material.
Colour item. Veteran Vehicle Rally.
1971 London-Brighton Historic Commercials Run.
Various shots veteran vehicles gathering in London park for start of race. Vehicles include buses, cars, delivery vans, trucks, steam powered vehicles and fire engines. Various shots vintage vehicles driving through London, we see some boy scouts waving cheerfully from vintage van. Various shots veterans vehicles driving through countryside.
The vehicles arrive in Brighton and drive along the sea front. Crowds watch the vehicles pass, there is particular excitement when the 1914 Dennis "N" Type fire engine arrives - kids rush up to get autographs from a man and woman in period costume riding on the truck, a local radio reporter interviews the man. There is a sign on the side of the fire engine - "Magpie" (kids' television programme).