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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of MG sports cars from the factory to a tour of France including Paris and the Alps.

  • Description

    MG factory, Abingdon, Berkshire; Piccadilly Circus, London; Champs Elysee and Arch de Triomphe, Paris; French Alps.

    TS. Continental race track, camera follows cars. Dupe. from Lib. MS. Mechanic bending over racing car. MS. Small crowd congratulating Goldie Gardner. TS. Chassis of racing car. MS. Pushing chassis up ramp. MS. Motoring body on to chassis. MS. Two M.G's moving up assembly line. MS. Ian Appleyard looking at M.G. MS. Nuffield car transporter on road. MS. Piccadilly Circus, camera follows M.G. MLS. M.G. approaching down road, camera pans with it as it goes round a roundabout and up another turning. MS. M.G. pulling into dockside. MLS. M.G. in Paris, camera follows it down the Champs Elysee. MS. En route to the Alps, shot from another M.G. Shot from front seat of M.G., trees at roadside flashing past. LS. from car. LS. Cross Channel Steamer pulling away from quayside. MLS. Champs Elysee, Arc de Triomphe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2545.21
    Media URN:
    68465
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:35:00 / 01:54:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2335 C

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