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    Cars on new roads, some under construction as well as Grand Palais Atomium highly futuristic.

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    MS. CU. party of journalists descending from aircraft at Melsbroek airport, Brussels. Two CU's. Party talking to Mr. Van de Kerchove. Various shots party walking into airport building. Various shots, party seated, luncheon. Travel shot, large road works in progress. Int. Party seated in motor coach, travelling through Brussels. Angle group of journalists looking at map of Brussels. Various shots party walking down into new road tunnel at Namur gate. GV. Int. Tunnel. LS. Party emerge from tunnel on foot. LS. Party walking up slope from tunnel, Travel shot from front of private, car entering tunnel. Driving through and emerging at other end. Various int. shots, party being greeted by and receiving address from Minister of Public Works and wife (M. Van Audenhove) at the Ministry. Various shots vehicles travelling rapidly along new concrete roads which incorporate fly-overs, tunnels etc., Various shots traffic on new roads many of which are still in course of construction. 2 MS. Party of journalists. GV. Building site for coming Exhibition. 2 MS's. Party of journalists standing by coach. Various shots of Grand Palais Atomium which is a highly futuristic building, under construction. Various shots, party of journalists looking up at dome girders of Grand Palais Atomium. Various shots party walking round inspecting buildings under construction for exhibition including Pavilion Britannique. LS. Tower of the Grand Palais Atomium. Various shots work in progress of modern building which is to house British section of the exhibition, including CU. Sign bearing words "Grande Bretagne" in large letters.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:23:00 / 01:40:28:00
    UN 3014 B

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