• Short Summary

    THE BIG ROOTES CAR GROUP ARE PINNING THEIR HOPES ON THE NEW HILLMAN MINX FAMILY CAR WHICH THEY BELIEVE WILL GET THEM LARGE OVERSEAS ORDERS.

  • Description

    1.
    THE NEW HILLMAN MINX CAR AT A MOTEL IN KENT.


    2.
    THE IMPROVED APPEARANCE OF THE EXTERIOR.


    3.
    THE FRONT VIEW OF THE CAR.


    4.
    THE NEW CAPACITY BOOT.


    5.
    PUTTING CASES IN BOOT.


    6.
    THE BACK SEAT CAN SIT 3 PEOPLE.


    7.
    THE NEW COMFORTABLE DRIVING POSITION


    8.
    THE SPEEDOMETER SHOW THE INCREASED RANGE OF SPEEDS.


    9.
    THE CAR ON THE ROAD SHOWING GOOD ACCELERATION


    10.
    THE CAR BEING ADMIRED AT THE AIRPORT. VARIOUS SHOTS.


    11.
    THE CAR GOES ABOARD ........IN THE PLANE.


    12.
    MR. GARRARD OF ROOTES SEES THE CAR ABOARD.


    13.
    THE DOORS CLOSED.


    14.
    THE PLANE LEAVES WITH THE MINX.



    PLEASE SEE MR. LESLIE MURRAY FOR COMPLETED DETAILS.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BIG ROOTES CAR GROUP ARE PINNING THEIR HOPES ON THE NEW HILLMAN MINX FAMILY CAR WHICH THEY BELIEVE WILL GET THEM LARGE OVERSEAS ORDERS. THE FRENCH PUBLIC WILL BE THE FIRST TO SEE IT WHEN IT GOES ON SHOW AT THE PARIS CAR SHOW. THE HILLMAN LEFT BY AIRLIFT FROM LYDD AIRPORT, THIS MORNING THE POWER OF THE ORIGINAL ENGINE HAS BEEN INCREASED TO 1600cc, ...........THEN CAPACITY OF THE BOOT HAS BEEN ENLARGED.............THE GENERAL APPEARANCE IS IMPROVED AND THE ROAD HOLDING AS BEEN DESCRIBED AS "ASTONISHING AT HIGH SPEED. THESE ARE ONLY GENERALISED FACTS BECAUSE THERE IS AN EMBARGO ON RELEASE DATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA148GL487PAFN9NK0JLCVYIAKN
    Media URN:
    VLVA148GL487PAFN9NK0JLCVYIAKN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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