• Short Summary

    Latest gadgets and interior designs at Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Ideal Homes".

    Olympia, London.

    Latest inventions and design innovations at Ideal Home Exhibition. L/S crowds walking down aisles past exhibits. Various shots model Tudor village. Various shots models in bikinis in a swimming pool. Various shots woman demonstrating the "Whirl-O-Wash", a portable washing machine. Various woman demonstrating the "Lissomrest": a vibrating bench for reducing fat. She sits, then lies on the machine - looks a bit suggestive!

    Various shots Cannon portable being used to cook chicken on spit. Various shots Norwegian log house, the "Fjord". A woman enters the log cabin by opening a trap door and pulling down a ladder. Various shots of the "A" line vacation home. Interior. Various shots two models inside the holiday home.

    L/S modern house which is set in a Caribbean background. Interior of bedroom which was designed by racing driver Stirling Moss. C/U panel at side of bed from where the garage door, bath water and the controls of the television can be operated. M/S of the living room was designed by Sir Malcolm Seargant; a woman sits down in one of the armchairs and starts to read a magazine. Various shots of high-tech kitchen designed by Valerie Hobson (wife of cabinet minister John Profumo). A girl presses a button on the wall, a painting rises to reveal storage space for crockery. L/S Caribbean scene on back drop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1713.11
    Media URN:
    53219
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:08:00 / 01:23:14:00
    Canister:
    62/20

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