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  • Short Summary

    President Giovanni Gronchi opens the Italian Motor Show in Turin, Italy.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    President Giovanni Gronchi opens Italian Motor Show. Turin. Italy.

    MS Italian mounted troops. MS President Gronchi in car passing camera. LS as he alights. LS Gronchi and crowds of people entering building. Various shots Gronchi walking round Motor Show and speaking to representatives from various countries. High angle shots of the Motor Show. Various shots President Gronchi inspecting stands.

    MS the Fiat 600, a girl opens roof and stands up inside car. Various shots showing the suspension. CU man sat inside a Citroen 2 H.P. CU's Citroen DS 19 (1956). MS Fiat 600 (taxi). Various shots the Alfa Romeo 3500. Various shots the Lancia 'Flaminia'. CU board giving details of the 'Flaminia'. Various shots Ghia body. Various shots Dart aerodynamic car on Chrysler chassis. Various shots a Guzzi engine revolving. MS's the Fiat 600.

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    Film ID:
    2816.29
    Media URN:
    82373
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:03:00 / 02:00:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2839 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Various shots showing the suspension." - that's the suspension of a Citroen 2CV.

    "CU man sat inside a Citroen 2 H.P" - the car is actually known as a Citroen 2CV.

    "MS Fiat 600 (taxi)." - it's known as the Fiat 600 Multipla.

    "Various shots the Alfa Romeo 3500." - this is actually the Alfa Romeo Superflow concept car.

    "Various shots the Lancia 'Flaminia'." - this is one of the Lancia Flaminia prototypes.

    "Various shots Dart aerodynamic car on Chrysler chassis." - the vehicle is known as the Chrysler Dart concept car.

    At 03:54, after the Chrysler Dart, and currently undocumented, are shots of the top and then the engine of what looks like an Austin Healey 100, shot whilst the car is suspended on its side.

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