• Short Summary

    A VAST CAR SUPERMARKET, WITH OVER 1,000 VEHICLES FROM MANY COUNTRIES OFFERED FOR SALE, WAS OPENED IN DUSSELDORF NOVEMBER 29 BY HERR 'AUTO' BECKER, A WEST GERMAN BUSINESSMAN.

  • Description

    A VAST CAR SUPERMARKET, WITH OVER 1,000 VEHICLES FROM MANY COUNTRIES OFFERED FOR SALE, WAS OPENED IN DUSSELDORF NOVEMBER 29 BY HERR 'AUTO' BECKER, A WEST GERMAN BUSINESSMAN. HE CLAIMS IT TO BE THE LARGEST NEW AND SECOND-HAND CAR SHOW-ROOM IN THE WORLD.

    ACTRESS LORE LORENZ 'LAUNCHED' THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE ULTRA-MODERN BUILDING BY CRACKING A BOTTLE OF CHAMPAGNE OVER AN AMERICAN CADILLAC SALOON. CUSTOMERS WERE THEN FREE TO WALK IN AND BUY ANYTHING FROM A USED GERMAN VOLKSWAGEN AT GBP43 TO A NEW BRITISH ROLLS-ROYCE PRICED AT NEARLY GBP27,000.

    HERR BECKER IS A SELF-MADE MAN WHO STARTED HIS OWN SHALL CAR BUSINESS TWELVE YEARS AGO. NOW HE IS REPUTED TO BE WEST GERMANY'S LARGEST IMPORTER OF NEW CARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAMNCAR4RG4TDQBRW4CU9Q9ELZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAMNCAR4RG4TDQBRW4CU9Q9ELZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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