Lord Nuffield tours the Morris factory to celebrate this production landmark.
Morris factory, Cowley, Oxford.
LV.G.V.cars on assembly line. SV. Lord Nuffield (William Richard Morris) seated at wheel of 100,000th car. SCU. Nuffield at wheel of car. Sign 'This is the 100,000th Nuffield car for export' on top and front bumper of car. Sign on front of car pan to Lord Nuffield walking around. LV. Lord Nuffield trying door handle. LV. Sign - 'Finishing line'. SV. Travel shot along assembly line. SCU. Engine beneath lifted bonnet. SV.CU. Man polishing boot of car. SV. Man punching out dents with automatic punch. SV. Zoom in to C.U. of man examining machine with instrument. LV. Lord Nuffield congratulating members of staff. SCU. Lord Nuffield saying: 'Congratulations on the completion of the 100,000 car. I can only hope that in the future you'll continue to do as good a job of work'. (Nat. snd.) Lord Nuffield shakes hands with staff. SCU. Lord Nuffield shaking hands with member of staff and walking away from mike. SCU. Checker noting details about car. MS. Man polishing car while another lifts bonnet to check engine. MS. Pan from opened bonnet to another car on assembly line. MS. Completed cars on assembly line. MS. Tyre being tested - to CU. Wheel revolving as it is tested. MS. Lord Nuffield having details explained to him. MS. Lord Nuffield at wheel of car. MS. He waves. MS. Roof of car being polished. MS. Car on assembly line with notice on front - 'This is the 100,000th Nuffield Vehicle for Export in 1950' . SCU. Pan along cars on assembly line. MS. Lord Nuffield getting out of car on assembly line. He shakes hands with a member of staff. MS. Interior of boot of car being painted. LS.G.V. assembly line. MS. 100,000th car being driven off assembly line. LS. Pan from overhead sign - 'Bump Test' - to van being driven over test bed. MS. Car on test bed. MS. Car on test bed. MS. Lord Nuffield looking at cars on assembly line. (3 shots). MS. Nuffield shakes hands with member of his staff. MS. Nuffield shakes hands with staff. He then walks off. SCU. Sign on front of car. MS. Lord Nuffield looking at 100,000th car. (2 shots). MS. Nuffield getting out of car and shaking hands with member of staff. MS. A car being driven off assembly line. SCU. Notice on front of car.