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    No titles. 61st Ideal Home Exhibition.

    Olympia, London.

    Various shots of the Ideal Home Exhibition. A middle-aged couple walk across a water garden on stepping stones, with fountains playing either side, to reach a house exhibit. People wander about and look at the displays. Some of the house exhibits are quite exotic - one is a Chinese pagoda.

    A man demonstrates a waffle-maker at a stand. A young girl demonstrates a plastic whisk. C/U of a mask surrounded by peacock feathers. People walk past other exotic 'fiesta' displays as they make their way through the exhibition area. People sit down for a rest beside a fountain with plastic sea horses moving round it.

    In a kitchen a woman turns a revolving cupboard round to show contents - good for showing typical 1960s kitchen cupboard contents and food, including packet of Kelloggs cornflakes. At another stand a woman fits a Bendy lamp to the back of an armchair, then sits down and pretends to read by it (she forgot to switch it on!).

    At a German Food Centre - supermarket-type food stall - we see people paying for food at checkouts. A man dressed in Spanish costume pours sherry in the traditional way with a long, thin ladle. He hands out glasses of sherry to the people watching.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:28:00 / 01:05:51:00
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    1960s design VWETS (1) IDEAL HOME/FOOD FAIR VWETS (1) CLIPS SHORTLIST British suburbia Foodstuff so Last Century
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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