SOCCER STAR DAVID BECKHAM IN SYDNEY AUSTRALIA Soccer star David Beckham is in Sydney Australia for an exhibition match. Beforehand he was supposed to meet and greet some young cancer survivors but snubbed them. Afterwards at a press conference he explains that he did not see them and would never have done such a thing.
Date: November 25, 2007 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:28:00, With Audio
EYSTON SETS 345 M.P.H. LAND SPEED RECORD British racing ace Captain George Eyston prepares for a new world speed mark as his car "Thunderbolt" is painted black and the track prepared on the Bonneville, Utah salt flats. Driver POV of the sand blurring by as Eyston breaks his last speed record with a new one for 345 m.p.h.
CAPTAIN EYSTON UNPACKS "THUNDERBOLT" CAR British speed king Captain George Eyston unpacks his 3600 horsepower "Thunderbolt" in preparation of beating his earlier speed record of 312 m.p.h. Observer POV of the dashboard reveals numerous dials and controls that will be used to track its speed.
CAPTAIN EYSTON REGAINS SPEED RECORD CROWN British speed racer Captain Eyston recaptures his crown by beating John Cobb's land speed record of 357 m.p.h. with a new record of 357 m.p.h. The revamped Thunderbolt seems to soar over the sand seen partially by pilot POV from the air.
WORLD LEADERS OF 1938 A montage of world leaders some identified and some not in 1938 features U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor posing with an unknown official or friend, a group of British and turbaned leaders gathered together and King Carol II of Romania who has just established a personal dictatorship regime without much opposition.
BASKET RACE COMPETITION Market workers in London compete in a hilarious race running around a track with a stack of 12 baskets on their head. G. Hilleard keeps his head and the baskets to win the race.
ENGLAND GENERAL ELECTION OF 1964 Crowds gather in London's Trafalgar Square to hear general election results and a few even celebrate with a dip the fountain. Lord Alex Home sees his Conservative Party ousted by Labour and James Harold Wilson becomes the new Prime Minister. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
ENGLISH HUMORIST & AUTHOR A.P. HERBERT English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist A. P. Herbert picks up a folder stuffed with papers from a bureau and carries it over to his desk to read. Like most Englishmen of the day he smokes his pipe as he studies the documents.
NATIVE COSTUMES MATCH COUNTRY OF DOG BREED This Boston dog show features a unique theme with owners wearing the native costume of their dog's country of origin. Featured entries include an Englishman with his hunting hounds, a little girl in Chinese dress with her Pekingese, a Scottish lass with her Scottish terrier and many more.
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