• Short Summary

    Promotional film for Morris 1000 cars - a little tour around London landmarks in a cute blue Morris!

  • Description

    No title. L/S of Buckingham Palace with traffic passing in front. C/U of a young woman taking a photograph. L/S of the men of the Household Cavalry riding down the Mall towards the camera. They pass by.

    L/S of the Tower of London then Tower Bridge. Young woman runs across a pavement and gets into a cute blue Morris 1000. Low angle shot of St Paul's Cathedral. L/S of same. The car draws up beside Waterloo Bridge. Woman gets out of the car to admire the view. She stands and takes a photograph of the bridge. She runs back to the car and gets in.

    Shots of the Morris 1000 negotiating its way around Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus. Shot of Eros. C/U of the woman and her boyfriend or husband looking at a map. They walk towards a wall and admire the view of the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament. C/U of woman taking a photograph.

    The young couple climb back into their car. Film ends with an advertising title which reads: "Why not pay a visit to the showrooms of A.F. Gomez Ltd. Gavinos Court the Morris distributors who will be pleased to see you and let you try one."

    Note: Two versions of this film exist. Documentation file exists- contains dialogue transcript which seems to relate to this version apart from the last line. See record for "MORRIS 1000 IN LONDON - Version 2 COMMENTARY"

    A different woman is featured in each of the two versions. Eastmancolour.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1456.17
    Media URN:
    47530
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:55:00 / 01:41:17:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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