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    QUEEN ELIZABETH, PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WERE AMONG THOSE WHO HAD A PREVIEW TODAY (MONDAY) OF BRITAIN'S IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION - THE LARGEST SHOW OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD.

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    QUEEN ELIZABETH, PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WALKING ROUND STANDS AT THE EXHIBITION.




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    Background: QUEEN ELIZABETH, PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WERE AMONG THOSE WHO HAD A PREVIEW TODAY (MONDAY) OF BRITAIN'S IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION - THE LARGEST SHOW OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD.

    THE QUEEN, WEARING A COAT AND FROCK OF DURGUNDY COLOURED WOOL WITH A MATCHING VELVET HAT, SPENT ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF AT OLYMPIA.SHE WAS SHOWN ROUND EXHIBITS IN MOST OF THE DIFFERENT SECTIONS.

    IT'S THE 42ND IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION AND THE MAIN THEMES OF THIS YEAR'S SHOW -- SUNSHINE AND LEISURE.THE QUEEN HAD A LOOK AT SOME OF THE LATEST HOUSE DESIGNS, SEEING FOR HERSELF HOW ATTRACTIVE THE 'OPEN PLAN' IDEA CAN LOOK.

    THE EXHIBITION, OPENING TOMORROW, HAS ATTRACTED ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED EXHIBITORS THIS YEAR, INCLUDING MANY FROM OVERSEAS.THE MAIN HALL HAS BEEN CALLED THE "GRAND HALL OF SUNSHINE".THE DECOR IS DESIGNED TO GIVE MAXIMUM LIGHT AND SPACE - AND IN A LARGE PAVILION AT THE END OF THE HALL THERE IS A LAKE.ON THIS ARE NINE FLOATING ISLANDS DEPICTING DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF LEISURE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3QRI5ID8SBWST9W36O8YJYD66
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QRI5ID8SBWST9W36O8YJYD66
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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