Detail

Title ID 801Collection ID172
TitleBang On
Date1954
CollectionTunbridge Wells / Regency Film Unit
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
KeywordsBicycles Law Enforcement Sport
Location
LocalRoyal Tunbridge Wells
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionTunbridge Wells Amateur Film Unit
ProducerTunbridge Wells Amateur Film Unit
CastNorman Wormleighton (bomber)
Format9.5mm Black & White Silent
Duration11 min. 20 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A drama about a bomb plot against Tunbridge Wells Cricket Ground, during Cricket Week.

Description

The Bomber listens to a radio broadcast about a Cricket Match, at Neville Cricket Ground during Royal Tunbridge Wells Cricket Week. He makes a bomb, dons a disguise and heads for the Cricket Ground. The police call on the services of two private detectives. The detectives bump into the bomber and he is chased on foot and on bicycles through the streets of Tunbridge Wells including The Five Ways, Calverley Road, Carr’s Corner, Crescent Road, Mount Pleasant Avenue, and Warwick Park. They catch him at the Nevill Cricket Ground but after his arrest, his bomb sits smouldering on the Police officer’s desk.