• Short Summary

    Britain's cars - and glam girls - on parade at Earl's Court's Motor Show.

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    GV interior, Motor Show, Earl's Court. STV two new Austin cars, The Cambridge (on left) and the Westminster. SV the Cambridge (+ pretty girl). SV the Westminster (+ pretty girl). CU radiator of Westminster SV Hillman Minx with engine rising from bonnet, & CU. GV Lanchester and Jensen sign boards. SV Jensen with reinforced plastic body. Moveable cowling in front of car. SV The Lanchester Sprite. CU name 'Sprite'. SCU interior, controls of Sprite. CU showing two pedals only (automatic transmission). SV the Morris Oxford Traveller. Angle shot, front view, name 'The Morris Oxford Traveller'. SV interior, man arranging folding back seat. LV girl lifting cockpit cover of the Mercedes Benz. SV girl stepping into Mercedes car. SCU steering wheel and dashboard. CU dashboard reads speed up to 160 m.p.h. SCU girl moves adjustable steering wheel. GV Rolls Royce Silver Wraith CU pan from bonnet of Rolls showing front of car - fantastic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    252.13
    Media URN:
    30142
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:06:00 / 01:26:35:00
    Canister:
    54/82

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Jensen with reinforced plastic body" - it's a Jensen 541.

    "girl lifting cockpit cover of the Mercedes Benz" - it's a Mercedes-Benz 300SL, and she'd lifting one of it's "gull-wing" doors.

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