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  • Short Summary

    British car manufacturers put on their annual Motor Show at Earls Court

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    GV Motor Show. SV Rolls Royce. STV Standard 8. CU interior showing seating. LV the Ford Popular. CU dash-board. LV new Baby Austin, with film stars aboard CU Susan Stephens, actress, in boot of Baby Austin. LS Morris Minor Travellers car, with film stars, looking. SV back doors of Morris Minor. SV Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Mount Everest, and Lady Hillary in new Rover, & SCU. LV Jaguar. CU Jaguar's engine. SV Singer with new plastic body. Bonnet being lifted in one piece. SV inspecting engine of Singer. SV the Lincoln X.100 experimental car. CU jet-like head lamp. SV small drop of water being dropped on roof causing everything to close.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    122.24
    Media URN:
    28909
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:01:00 / 01:43:21:00
    Canister:
    53/81

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The Rolls Royce is a Rolls Royce Silver Wraith.

    Car described as "Baby Austin" is an Austin A30.

    The Jaguar is a Jaguar Mark VII.

    The Singer is a Singer SMX Roadster.

  2. jamied says

    This motor show ran from 21-31 October 1953.

  3. jamied says

    Further footage of this event can be found in clip 122.26.

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