• Short Summary

    New Austin 7 (early Mini) and Morris cars on display.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Motor News".

    Chobham, Surrey.

    G/V journalists standing around waiting for the BMC (British Motor Corporation) demonstration to begin. G/V journalists walking over to cars. C/U grill of the new Austin 7 (like a Mini). C/U grill of the new Morris (a Morris Minor?) C/U car designer, Alec Issigonis looking at engine of Austin. C/U Austin engine. C/U overweight man getting into small Austin car. C/U man shutting car door. C/U Austin driving off. Various shots of Austin and Morris being driven around test circuit.

    Note: BMC demonstration programme on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.28
    Media URN:
    51173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:55:00 / 01:32:41:00
    Canister:
    59/69

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