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    The Hotel and Catering Exhibition at Olympia, London.

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    Full title reads: "London. Catering Made Easy".

    Olympia, London.

    GV Int. the Hotel and catering exhibition. AS Pan sign 'Salon Culinaire' pan to crowd looking at iced exhibits. CU Iced exhibits in the form of violins and piano. GV Two large iced exhibits in the form of wedding cake and man holding the world on his head. CU ditto.

    GV Luncheon. Angus Ogilvy stands up to make speech amidst applause. lead in for voice. SV Angus Ogilvy speaks: 'Until recently I must confess I had no idea of the amount of equipment that was used in the kitchen. In fact I'm honest when I got married the only thing I regarded as essential though I admit it was for purely selfish reasons, was a washing up machine (laughter). You know from a Husband's point of view this really was the best invention man ever made. Recently however my wife has acquired an absolutely lethal document and that is a catalogue of kitchen equipment. Frankly I am thanking my lucky stars that she isn't here this afternoon because if she was I've a horrid feeling that for me it would have been a very expensive afternoon indeed'. GV Luncheon guests applauding. LV People walking around the exhibition. LV Demonstrator standing at sink holding the golden kleen glass brush. CU Demonstrator holding the glass brush and showing the rubber suction pads. He puts the glass brush into the water and fixes the brush on the flat bottom of the sink. SV The demonstrator takes two glasses He puts the glasses over the brushes to wash them. LV Man demonstrating the Ministeak beef-burger maker. CU Ditto. SV Woman demonstrating the dynamic mixer beater for pulverising vegetables. The woman demonstrator puts potato into bowl and she puts a carrot in. SV Fat chef cooking small steaks on a special electric steak cooker, which cooks steaks in a few seconds. CU Three men watching. SV Chef pulls down top of machine to cook steaks. CU ditto. He lifts top of machine up revealing cooked steaks. LV Men and chef tasting the cooked steaks pan to the fat chef smiling.
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:32:00 / 01:07:52:00

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