• Short Summary

    TWENTY-YEARS AGO A MAN LEFT THE ARMY WITH TEN POUNDS AND SET UP A SMALL BUSINESS IN A BACK BEDROOM REPAIRING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, BUT TWENTY YEARS AGO NO-ONE HAD EVER HEARD OF ELVIS PRESLEY OR THE BEATLES.

  • Description

    TWENTY-YEARS AGO A MAN LEFT THE ARMY WITH TEN POUNDS AND SET UP A SMALL BUSINESS IN A BACK BEDROOM REPAIRING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, BUT TWENTY YEARS AGO NO-ONE HAD EVER HEARD OF ELVIS PRESLEY OR THE BEATLES.DOING THE RIGHT THING AT THE RIGHT TIME, THAT SAME MAN NOW CONTROLS A VAST BUSINESS WHICH EXPORTS ELECTRIC GUITARS, AMPLIFIERS AND ORGANS TO MORE THAN 60 COUNTRIES.AND WITHIN THE LEAST FEW WEEKS HIS ORDER BOOK HAS BEEN SWELLED BY A GBP500,000 POUNDS ORDER FROM WEST GERMANY AND AN ORDER FROM THE UNITED STATES WORTH TWO MILLION DOLLARS.THE BEATLES, THE SHADOWS, THE ROLLING STONES, AND THE DAVE CLARK FIVE, ARE AMONG THE POP IDOLS USING HIS INSTRUMENTS, IN FACT 90 PER CENT OF BRITAIN'S BEAT GROUPS ARE HIS CUSTOMERS.
    THE SECRET OF HIS SUCCESS LIES IN STAYING AHEAD OF THE FIELD IN SUPPLYING JUST THE KIND OF INSTRUMENTS THAT THE GROUPS WANT AND OUR REPORTER ASKED HIM....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA69PUL2WGUICE8QJRLU9PTLUE7
    Media URN:
    VLVA69PUL2WGUICE8QJRLU9PTLUE7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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