• Short Summary

    Great motor show is held in Paris.

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    Paris, France.

    SV. Little Vespa 400 on turntable stand showing one side open so as the interior can be seen. SCU. Interior of the Vespa showing two seats at the front and a bench type seat behind. Camera pans down to the bonnet. CU. Frenchman looking at the engine of the Vespa, camera pans down to show it housed in the back of the car. GV. Elevated shot of various stands in the show. SV. New Japanese car the Prince Skyline. LV. Elevated shot of the motor. SCU. Two Frenchmen looking under the bonnet at the engine of the Prince Skyline camera pans round to it. AS. Simca sign. SV. Simca's new model the Chambord. SV. Rear of the Chambord with design on the American lines. SV. Racing type car, Italian Fiat - the bodywork by Farina, camera pans up as we look down on it. SCU. Front of the Fiat. GV. Elevated shots of the Rover stand in the foreground amongst others. AS. Rolls Royce sign. SV. Latest model of a Rolls Royce saloon, camera pans up as we look down on it. AS. Jaguar sign. SCU. Jaguar XK 150 sports model on turntable stand. AS. Standard Triumph sign. SV. Triumph TR 3, sports model, camera pans down on it. SCU. The American Oldsmobile, Golden Rocket (experimental model) on turntable stand. Showing the front of the car with very modern lines and looking very shark like. SV. The rear of the Oldsmobile also with very modern lines and as the car turns. Camera goes in showing one of the doors open. SCU. Interior of car showing steering wheel with a meter set in the middle and control panels which are set down in between the two front seats. CU. Modern steering wheel. SCU. Car turning, showing very modern lines.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:32:00 / 01:14:10:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Rolls Royce referred to is a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud.

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  2. Unknown user says

    The show ran from 3-13 October 1957.

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