• Short Summary

    At Earl's Court, the motor industry shows the newest cars - brilliant.

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    GV. Pan, the Motor Show. TV. Daimler drop head coupe. SV. Front of the Daimler. TV. MG Magnette l litre revolving on stand, partly glass bonnet so the engine can be seen through. SV. Austin A-105 with a girl in driving seat and another getting out of back seat. CU. Girl at side of car talking to driver. SCU. Girl looking inside the car. CU. Girl's feet on two control pedals. SV. Jaguar Mark 8, with girl getting out and walking round to rear. SV. Pan, showing interior of Jaguar. SV. Rover, T.3. gas turbine. SV. The engine in the boot, pan down to glass floor which reflects the bottom of the engine. SV. Front of the same car, Rover. SV. Singer Gazelle. FV. Pan up, Gazelle. SV. Buick Centurion. SCU. Front of the Buick. CU. Head lamp, pan along magnificent radiator of the Buick. SV. Steering wheel and the controls. CU. Steering wheel. CU. The two pedal control. FV. Rolls Royce Silver Cloud. SV. The driving seat and the control panel. CU. Two pedal control. SV. Silver Cloud Rolls Royce.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    607.22
    Media URN:
    32311
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:44:00 / 01:36:20:00
    Canister:
    56/84

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Daimler drop head coupe." - it's a Daimler Conquest.

    "MG Magnette l litre" should read MG Magnette 1.5 litre.

    The Buick Centurion referred to was a concept car.

    The event was held 17-27 October 1956.

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