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Summer of 76

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
It was hot, dry, one for the record books. But there were other things to remember too.
A series of seven programmes 5: The Fun of the Fair
Reporter JEANNE LA CHARD
Joe Weston-Webb . Old Harrovian, is in the fairground business. He spent the summer attempting to set up his most ambitious show to date. Helping Joe was MARY CONNORS, leading lady in Joe's all-girl team of motor cycle stunt girls, the MOTOBIRDS.
For all the Motobirds there were bruises, sprains and fractured bones as they practised jumping over cars, through plate-glass windows, burning hoops. And for Joe there were the financial headaches. When the show was finally assembled at Tewkesbury, he waited to see if he would make, or lose, a fortune.
Film cameraman REMI ADEFARASIN Film recordist LES COLLINS
Film editor GRAHAM SHIPHAM Producer JULIAN COOPER

Contributors

Reporter: Jeanne La Chard
Unknown: Joe Weston-Webb
Producer: Julian Cooper






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