Synopsis:A series of clips from different locations: 1) "Footage from the Castrol House Topping out ceremony." 2) "Motorboat Racing Cuts." 3) "Auxiliary powered cycle racing in Holland in Winter". Filmed in 1952.
Shotlist:1. Castrol House Topping Out (mute). 00:01:10 B&W footage from a BBC film with shots of a wall being built, footage of a man nailing a tree to a wall and a group of men celebrating the opening with beer. 2. Motorboat Racing Cuts (mute). 00:02:10 B&W footage POV motorboat as it travels on the water, WS of lake, people on the pier, three men standing in a garage talking & one is a presenter holding a microphone asking the other two questions while leaning on a motor boat (mute), back to crowd at the pier waiting for a motor boat race, POV from motorboat looking at other racers. 3. Auxiliary Powered Cycles. 00:13:00 B&W footage of a 1950s van in the snowy Dutch streets, early motorcycles taking part in a race. There are also shots of skiers passing the camera, and race contestants passing spe