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    Item title reads - Motor Show.

    Earl's Court. London.

    L/S pan across the Motor Show at Earl's Court. M/S new Rolls Royce car priced at �10,669,12.9d. M/S model Morna Howard starting to climb into the car wearing a �7,000 chinchilla coat. M/S Morna in car. C/U walnut cocktail cabinet in the car, Morna takes out a decanter, camera pans to show model pulling out the table leaf and placing the decanter on it. M/S of the new Lea-Francis Lynx Roadster. C/U man's hands on steering wheel of the Lynx, he pulls the wheel nearer to him. C/U Ford Zephyr engine which is used in the Lynx.

    M/S new Humber Super Snipe on rotating platform showing the new dual headlights. C/U dual headlights M/S the Snipe on the platform. M/S new Fiat 500, man opens the rear door. C/U as man removes boot flooring to reveal the engine. C/U hands holding the Simms Petrol Injector Unit. M/S the new D.K.W. Junior, with three cylinder two stroke engine, man walks into picture and raises the bonnet. C/U engine showing the three coils. M/S of the Mercedes 220. M/S pan Mercedes 300 SL. M/S Mrs Michael Wilding getting into the �8,000 plus Bentley Continental. M/S Fairthorpe do-it-yourself kit for the Electron Minor price �498, or factory built at �799.

    Amendment October 2011: According to a visitor to the website, the Rolls Royce shown at the start is the Rolls Royce Phantom V.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:57:00 / 01:59:27:00
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    Fiat 500 garden - rolls royce order Kleinwagenausstellung Wolseley 690 / Ford Zephyr Automobile Tour de France
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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