"Ms. Cindy Willis, 17, riding scooter along the sea front. Panning shot Cindy riding off street into 'Kursaal' fairground. Cindy parks scooter outside 'Wall of Death' stunt show. Cindy enters cylindrical 'Wall of Death'. Inside she greets 'Tornado' Smith as she removes her coat and helmet. Cindy and 'Tornado' chat and prepare their bikes for the stunt. Cindy rides around in circles, the momentum allows her to ride the walls of the cylinder. Various shots of Cindy riding helmet-less around 'Wall of Death'. Various shots spectators watching from top of wall. Various shots 'Tornado' riding wall. Various shots of both riders going around wall. Narrator comments that after filming, ironically, Cindy failed her scooter test!"
- BRITISH PATHÉ
Does anyone know what happened to Cindy Willis (I think her real first name was Sylvia)? Or if she ever passed her test?! Adrian Riley says she moved to America. If you have any information, let us know in the comment section below!
Velorex was a manufacturing cooperative in Solnice, Czechoslovakia. Notable products included a small three-wheeled car, produced from the 1950s until 1971 and the Type 562 sidecar. The sidecar is still manufactured in the Czech Republic by Velorexport, the successor to Velorex.
U.K. newsreel. It's a look at the London scooter scene. On display are gorgeous & colourful scooters. There are over 600 Scooter Clubs in England whose members attend scooter rallies all over Europe. A look at a gathering at London's Crystal Palace for a mass scooter rally featuring a grand parade of all the scooters. Also a brief history of the scooter, including a small WWII Corgi version that was used by paratroopers; and a look at scooter manufacture and proving grounds.
We are pleased to announce the final product of a project spearheaded by the City of Sherbrooke’s Police department and the Université de Sherbrooke in collaboration with our broader educational partners in Estrie. This new instructional video is available to our community to better prepare in the event of an active shooter situation. Whether you are at home, at work or in public, please be mindful of these important actions to better prepare yourself : run, hide or fight.