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    Buses and trucks on show at Earls Court.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Commercial Motor Transport Exhibition, Earls Court, London.

    Exterior view Earls Court. Interior view exhibition, with company names above stand. CU Scammell lorry on stand, pan to another lorry, group of buyers in front. CU bonnet of British jeep, the Land Rover. MS Land Rover fitted out as fire engine, with man lifting small boy into driving seat. CU small boy in driving seat, showing hose on spool on rear of tender. Land Rover as fire engine.

    MS telescopic dust cart. MS operator at lever as first section of dust cart is telescoped. Reverse angle ditto, last section being telescoped. MS rear of truck telescoping. Back shots of driver's cabin being lifted, enabling easy access to engine. Side view lorry, demonstrator giving talk. Front view driver's cabin being raised. MS tailboard being undone which forms part of automatic lift on rear of truck. Crowd watching demonstration as drums are hoisted onto lift. Drums on tail board being lifted onto truck. Tailboard moving down.

    CU men lifting shutters on mobile greengrocer's store. CU scales and part of shop front. Various shots showing mobile greengrocer truck with co-operative nameplate. MS men pulling down blind. Crowd shot. LV coach fitted out for export to Holland, it has an Arnhem nameplate. LV People alighting from coach. MS Guy coach fitted out for Khartoum, showing nameplate. Front view Arnhem coach, showing nameplate. Various shots Leyland coach fitted out for Buenos Aires. CU model truck for Bowaters. Various shots working model of AEC engine. MS two men looking at Daimler engine. MS front shot two men looking at Daimler engine.

    Cuts from Gazette issue 48/82.

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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:
    01:51:46:00 / 01:56:30:00
    UN 2009 C

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  1. Unknown user says

    The show was held 27 October to 6 November 1948.

    "Front view driver's cabin being raised" - the vehicle is a Thornycroft Sturdy.

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