• Short Summary

    London to Brighton vintage cars rally & Twickenham to Hampton Court horse drawn bus.

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    London to Brighton.

    LV. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu in 1908 taxi cab is first away in the London to Brighton veteran cars run. LV. Another old car gets away. CU. Pan, steamer lorry gets away. LV. Tracking shot, old fire engine on road, & SV. SV. The steam lorry on the route, & LV. LV. Road sweeper on route, & LV. SV. Old fire engine goes past camera. GV. The promenade at Brighton. SV. Pan, old taxi arrives at finish. SV. Pan, open top bus arrives. SV. Traction engine arrives. CU. Fly wheel. CU. Another piston. CU. Push rods working. SV. As the engine moves away from camera.

    Twickenham to Hampton Court.

    SV. Pan to long shot of the horse drawn coach going along road with queue of traffic behind. This is horse drawn bus on its former route between Twickenham and Hampton Court with coachman Frank Parsons who operated the coach when it was in service. LV. From roof of coach, passengers and driver. CU. Driver. LV. Trees in park as coach goes slowly by. SV. The horses, & LV.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:45:40:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Lord Montagu of Beaulieu in 1908 taxi cab" - it's a Unic taxi, (Reg. No. MD 1480).

    "steamer lorry gets away." - it's a Foden steam wagon, named Gwennie Willan, (Reg. No. M 5798).

    "Tracking shot, old fire engine" - it's a 1913 Merryweather fire engine.

    "Road sweeper on route" - it's a Lacre road-sweeper, (Reg. No. 106 NK).

    "Old fire engine goes past" - it's a Morris-Belsize fire engine, (Reg. No. CR 1500).

    "Traction engine arrives" - rather than a traction engine, this is an International "Titan" tractor, (Reg. No. BD 5390).

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