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  • Going Going Gone (1966)

    🎬British Pathé – Auction of the New Forest ponies, where some four hundred are sold mainly as riding ponies for children. After nine hundred years in the forest the breed is still going strong, in spite of traffic hazards in the Forest.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
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  • Historic Cars In New Museum (1959)

    🎬British Pathé – Guest from the world of motoring attend opening of Montagu Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Titles read: "HISTORIC CARS IN NEW MUSEUM". Hampshire. L/S of Beaulieu Abbey with flowers in foreground. Various shots of guests arriving at Palace House, Beaulieu for the opening of the new Montagu Motor Museum. Lord Montagu and his fiancee Belinda Crossley greet people, including the mother of the late Mike Hawthorn, Stirling Moss and his wife Katie. Several shots of veteran cars in the exhibition hall. M/S of Sir Henry Segrave's Sunbeam car. We see the 1906 Renault that Montagu will drive to his wedding. Lord Brabazon of Tara unveils a commemorative plaque on the wall while Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks and Raymond Mays applaud. Outside Beaulieu Abbey the guests watch a drive past of several veteran cars, including an Hispano-Suiza and a Leon Bollee from 1895
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  • How KING HENRY VIII Demolished Beaulieu Abbey (2022) with Julie Montagu

    🎬 Part of the AMERICAN VISCOUNTESS series of programmes that looks at Britain's stately homes.

    Not only is Beaulieu home to the National Motor Museum, but also to the extraordinary ruins of Beaulieu Abbey, which date back to the foundation of the monastery here in the thirteenth century. The more I visit historic houses around Britain, the more I realise how many of them have monastic roots.

    In this episode, Lord Montagu guides me around some of the surviving buildings and shows me the exquisite wall hangings, stitched by his mother, which chart the history of the abbey. I also explore a hidden part of the Beaulieu estate where the well used by the monks still survives today. And I end my visit at the newly restored ice house – a glimpse back to the days when historic houses functioned more like life in the tv series, Downton Abbey.
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  • LORD MONTAGU MARRIED (1959)

    🎬British Movietone - GV Beaulieu House (key). MS old Renault car brings bride. Photographers. MS bride steps from car. CU pan - bride being led to church. GV church MS to CU Lord Montagu & bride. SCU sweep kisses bride. MS onlookers. MS bride & groom look out of car window. SGV Beaulieu seen through archway. SCU bride & groom toast with champagne.
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  • Miniature Railway (1936)

    🎬British Pathé – A small scale railway carries passengers around the grounds of a large house. Shots of a steam engine starting off along the track. It looks real but as the shot widens we see that it is a scale model and is being driven by a young child sitting in the cab. The miniature railway was started by the brothers Holder in the 1890s. Various shots around the mini railway - there are several engines, engine sheds. lots of track etc. The carriages are big enough to carry adults. Shots of two men in a workshop doing repairs to the wheels of a train. Various shots of the trains on their 10 1/4 inch gauge tracks. We see a young Miss Mary Cook feeding coal to the boiler before she drives the train off along the tracks from the engine shed. Various nice shots from on board the train as it travels around the extensive grounds of the house
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  • MOTOR MUSEUM OPENED (1959)

    🎬British Movietone - Veteran cars (key). GV Beaulieu - people in grounds. LS same - car in f/g. MS tram in the museum. CU Lord Montagu and his fiancée - Belinda Crossley. Closer Belinda Crossley. Same - greeting late Mike Hawthorn's mother. MS greeting Mr & Mrs Stirling Moss. MS S Moss with Raymond Mays. CU Tony Brooks. CU Lord Brabazon. Longer - same unveils tablet. CU tablet. MS veteran car. TS same. Another - same. FS another line of veteran cars. MS Leo Villa looking at Sir Malcolm Campbell's 1921 Sunbeam. CU same - engine. MS Stirling Moss with Sir Henry Seagrave's 1929 'Golden Arrow'. CU 'Golden Arrow'. CU tribute plaque to Mike Hawthorn & Peter Collins. MS the cars they once raced. MS Alfa Romeo - next to Hawthorn's Le Mans Jaguar. Pan - veteran car drives past. Closer another s.....
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