Earls Court Motor Show 1948

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    Earls Court, London.

    MS. Rover P3 60. CU. Inside of Rover P3 60. MS. A90 Atlantic revolving. CU. Man getting into driving seat of Jaguar. MS. Duke of Gloucester inspecting cars. MS. GV. Cars makers' signs. CU. Youths looking into car. MS. Standard Vanguard. CU. Interior of Standard Vanguard. MS. French car, Rovin D3. MS. Car makers' signs. CU. Interior, Vanguard. MS. Alvis Sports. Woman showing cocktail bar fitted inside door - good shots. CU. Cocktails in car door. MS. Ghost Minx, a sectioned working model of a Hillman Minx. CU. Ghost Minx working - three shots. MS. Austin A 90 with hood working. CU. Driver in position in Standard Vanguard. MS. Austin A 90 revolving. CU. French car, Rovin. CU. Hood and doors of Austin 90 working. CU. Austin emblem on car. MS. Car makers' signs. CU. French car, Rovin, dashboard and steering wheel. MS. Duke of Gloucester inspecting car. CU. Woman in Morris Minor MM - two shots. MS. & GV. Duke of Gloucester walking through show. MS & CU. People inspecting cars at their stands. CU. Dashboard of the Rovin. MS. Elevated, French car, Panhard-Levassor Dynavia - two shots. MS. Renault 4CV, shots of working model. MS. Duke of Gloucester inspecting cars. MS. Front view of Morris Minor. Opening and closing engine cover. MS. Working model of Renault. CU. Morris Minor. MS. Rolls Royce. Price $4063.6.3. plus P.T. $2250.3.9. MS. Working models, Sunbeam Talbot 90. MS. Man gets in Silver Wraith - two shots. CU. Price tab of Rolls Royce. CU. Steering column gear change on Sunbeam Talbot - two shots. MS. Duke looking at cars - two shots. MS. Two people getting out of car. GV. Exhibition, crowd and cars. LS. Duke looking at car. GV. Exhibition. CU. Two people looking in bonnet.

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    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/88.

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    01:16:33:00 / 01:23:30:00
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  • The car described as an "Alvis Sports" is an Alvis TB14.

    jamied 31st Jan 2013

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