Britain Opens Her Shop Window 1950

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    Full title reads: "BIF. Britain Opens Her Shop Window".

    British Industries Fair Olympia and Earl's Court, London and Birmingham.

    GV Royal party, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret being greeted at Olympia. MV Printing machine. CU Rollers CU King and Princess Margaret. MV Ministry of Supply sign pan down to model of atomic pile. MV Mr George Strauss, Minister of Supply and Dr Henry Seligman looking at pile. MV Atomic pile working.

    MV Sign - 'B.I.F. 1950' at Earl's court. MV Mr. Hassani and Mre. Alrazeni from the Persian Gulf looking over printing machine. CU Mr Alrazeni. MV Wedgwood sign pan to American visitors. SV American visitor examining chinaware. MV Stained glass sign pan down to glass roundabout. MV Tilt up to glass coach. CU Drivers on coach pan to horses. CU Pile of cigarettes being counted mechanically. CU Tobacco being loaded into machine. CU Paper going through machine pan up to operators. CU Cigarettes coming through on a assembly line. MV Operators pan down to cigarettes coming off machine.

    LV Interior BIF at Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. MV Man operating cutting machine. CU Flame cutting through 3-inch mild steel plate. MV Oil well derrick. CU Drill going into earth. LV BIF Birmingham.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47781
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1464.41
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:42:00 / 01:51:19:00
    Canister:
    50/38
    Sort Number:
    50/038
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