King George VI and Queen Elizabeth opens 'Britain Can Make It' Exhibition. London.
Unissued / Unused material.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth open the 'Britain Can Make It' Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. London.
Pan from crowd to King George VI making speech on balcony, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) is sat next to him. Various shots of King as he makes speech, pan to Clement and Mrs Attlee. M/S of the King and Queen. The King talks about the Council of Industrial Design. C/U map of world. Various shots of the displays.
M/S as the Queen is presented with a bouquet by a girl who is the youngest member of the Council for Industrial Design. Various shots of the King and Queen meeting dignitaries, including Clement and Mrs Attlee, in the entrance hall. M/S King sitting down after speech. M/S King and Queen looking at exhibition with Sir Stafford Cripps, pan to carousel. M/S's as Queen looks at new design of streamlined bicycle. Exterior L/S of the museum. M/S of a woman watering flowers in new kitchen. M/S of her combing hair in bathroom showing the newly designed fixtures and fittings. Various shots of new furniture and crockery from British designers. Various shots of the woman showing off the new bedroom, C/U bicycle. M/S's new living room, kitchen and furniture etc.
Cataloguer's note: these are selected originals for story 'Britain Has Made it - Shop Window' in 46/78 on *PM1410*. The picture stops between 01:06:12 and 01:06:21.