• Short Summary

    An enterprising couple convert a vintage cab into a mobile florist shop.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London.

    M/S of a man standing on the curb of a residential street, hailing a taxi. M/S of the back of the man as a vintage 1938 cab loaded with flowers pulls up - "Chelsea, long famous as a home of original people and bright ideas has produced yet another winning scheme".

    A young woman, Jeannine Fuller, steps out of the cab and starts to show the man various bouquets - "Husband and wife, Bill and Jeannine Fuller found that they couldn't afford to buy a florist's shop; so instead, they bought a £10 taxi". C/U of the man. M/S of Jeannine pointing and pulling out some orange chrysanthemums from the back seat of the car. M/S of the man pointing to some white flowers, which Jeannine picks out. C/U of Jeannine talking to the man. Panning shot follows Bill Fuller coming out of the driver's seat and around the bonnet of the car, he gathers bunches of flowers from the radiator grill. M/S of the Fullers helping their customer select flowers. M/S of Bill talking to the man as he admires his bouquet. M/S of the Fullers and the man, Jeannine reaches into the back of the car. C/U of the man. C/U of Jeannine wrapping a bouquet of flowers for the man, tilt up to show Jeannine handing the flowers to the man and accepting his money. Jeanine handles the artistic side having had three years training in Paris.

    C/U of Jeannine climbing into the car, she shuts the car door behind her - on it are the words, 'The Flower Bar, Paris and Lambert Ltd.'. C/U of a black Labrador hanging out of one of the back windows - the Fullers call him "The Chairman". M/S of Bill walking around the front of the car to get in the driver's seat. C/U of the back window of the cab stuffed with bunches of flowers. M/S of the car driving away and the happy customer crossing the road.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:02:00 / 01:24:28:00
    CP 368

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