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  • Short Summary

    A look around the 1950 Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London.

    Pan down from chandelier to two people looking at indoor aquarium. CU aquarium. Various shots man walking to cocktail cabinet fitted into wall, hr picks up bottle and pours drinks for woman. Woman setting bowl of flowers on table sits down by miniature cocktail cabinet. Pan down from light in lounge to man sitting by fireplace. MS man sitting reading by fireplace.

    MS Man alighting from car. Several shots children digging in artificial sandpit. Children riding pedal cars and cycles. Children on slide. Children on mechanical roundabout. Children on swings. People watching children play through window, they laugh.

    LS life-sized models of houses in exhibition with tulip gardens in front. Woman in kitchen - she opens cupboards and drawers and picks up implements. Couple go into living room. Woman setting table in dining room. Woman in bed with satin covers. Chandelier and luxurious banquet table.

    M/S vacuum cleaners being demonstrated. Various shots woman demonstrating bottle stoppers. L/S "1950" sign, pan down to crowds. Various shots man demonstrating egg cosies. Various shots man mixing instant food substances. Various shots crowds milling about exhibition. C/U bored little girl. Various shots people looking at stalls. M/S women demonstrating mops. Various shots woman demonstrating early type fridge and cooling butter dish. Various shots electric irons. Various shots pottery stall, a potter is making more pots as people watch.

    Date given on old record is 09/03/1950.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:08:00 / 01:49:44:00
    UN 2242 A

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