• 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

    1.
    GV SUPERMARKET.
    0.06

    2.
    CU MR. BECKER THE OWNER.
    0.12

    3.
    SV ACTRESS LORENZ OPENS SUPERMARKET BY CRACKING CHAMPAGNE ON A CARDILLAC PAN TO CARDILLAC.
    0.19

    4.
    TRACK IN TO CU... OF PROPOSED NEW BUILDING COMPLETE WITH HELICOPTER LANDING STAGE.
    0.29

    5.
    CU CAR EMBLEMS. LANCIA FOLLOWED FERRARI, ALFA ROMEO, VOLVO, RENAULT, ROLLS ROYCE, AND MG.
    0.39

    6.
    GV VARIOUS CARS. (2 SHOTS)
    0.47

    7.
    CU WOMAN INSPECTING CAR.
    0.54

    8.
    SV VINTAGE CAR BEING DRIVEN AWAY.
    1.02

    9.
    SV 1962 ROLLS ROYCE.
    1.06

    10.
    GV EXT... OF SUPERMARKET.
    1.12



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    Background: 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:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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