Detail

Title ID 8161Collection ID1093
TitleBognor Gazette: London Ladies MCC at Bognor
Date1 April 1927
CollectionBognor Regis Film Society / Guermonprez
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeLeisure Urban Life
KeywordsMotor Vehicles Racing Seaside Resorts Urban Areas Women
Location
LocalBognor Regis
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionHarry Guermonprez [?]
CameraHarry Guermonprez (?)
EditorHarry Guermonprez [?]
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration00:01:15:19
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This short intertitled film: “Bognor Gazette: London Laides MCC at Bognor” [sic], shows several women on motorcycles driving along the seafront at Bognor on route to Epsom, wearing full motorcycling gear. A group of men cheer them on. Further Intertitles explain the race. The Epsom portion of the race does not feature on this reel.

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Contextual information

Bognor became Bognor Regis in 1929, following a selection process and a Royal decree by King George V.