Detail

Title ID 761Collection ID176
Title[Motor Club Events]
Date1938; 1939
CollectionSonny Hanson
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeTransport
KeywordsCelebrations Children Clubs Leisure Time Activities Men Motor Vehicles Racing Rural Areas Sport
Location
LocalAshford Brook Ruckinge
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
CameraJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
Participants'Jummer' Blacklocks; Charlie Graves; G. Rayner Jnr
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration19 min. 30 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Members of the 'Ashford Kent Motor Club' are filmed at various events during 1938 and 1939. Amongst these are a motorcycle hill-climb at Brook, a speedway competition on a rural track, and The Dunlop Trophy Trial which takes place in the Kent countryside. There is also footage of a black-tie dinner and a filmed reconstruction in which a father responds to the birth of his baby son.

Stills

A Still from [Motor Club Events] (1938-1939)