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    Full title reads: "Britain's Shopwindow - Overseas Buyers Flock To Trade Fair"

    Olympia (Voiceover says Earls Court), London. The British Industries Fair (BIF).

    LV GV Exhibition. (For super. title). MV Buyers entering exhibition. SV Buyers entering exhibition. GV Exhibition. CU Englishman assisting Arab man to read catalogue. SV Pull back from GV of Brass and copper ware. MV Girl lying on divan - curtain pulled back to reveal her. MV Midget radio set built into travelling case. CU Man adjusting dials to radio. SV Queen Mary looking round exhibition pan to Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) looking at rayon exhibits pan up to design in rayon. SV Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary feeling Fabric. SV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) accompanied by President of the Board of Trade, Harold Wilson walking round. SV Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh looking round exhibition. CU Small china Models of Disney animals etc., Pan LV GV exterior of buyers club. CU Mr Ade Shonekan, Nigerian buyer. CU Professor U-Baa. Burmese speaking. 'I think it is really wonderful, what you can do in England after the war'. CU John A Elton. American speaking of how he found the exhibition very interesting. 'It indicates a lot of progress since I was over here two years ago. I think it should attract a lot of American dollars.' MV Stockings and shoes. CU Stockings and shoes. SV Queen looking at exhibition pan to material.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:50:00
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    Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    The Queen's UK visits
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