Queen Mary attends the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia, London.
Unissued / Unused material.
Ideal Home Exhibition organised by Daily Mail, held at Olympia. London.
L/S crowds at the exhibition, women walk past new dining room set up. M/S dining table and arrangements. Various shots new radios, record players from HMV (His Master's Voice). Brief M/S Queen Mary looking at flowers with Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester. M/S display of beds from Slumberland. M/S Eros statue, pan down to crowds outside houses. Various shots as they walk around. Pan across houses at the exhibition. M/S car drawing up. M/S dark shot of lady who could be Clementine Churchill getting out of car with man. M/S as royal car draws up.
Queen Mary walks up with Duke of Gloucester and Lord Rothermere. Various exterior shots of Olympia. L/S Olympia, showing dome. L/S general view of front entrance showing huge placard which says 'Happy return to Ideal Home'. Various shots Queen Mary at the exhibition shaking hands with people. Various shots of her walking around. M/S one woman showing another woman a new broom cupboard. M/S Queen Mary emerging and walking along. M/S Duke of Gloucester looking round new home and emerging again with Queen Mary. Various shots as she goes into different show homes. Various shots people at the exhibition. C/U De La Rue Insulation from Regent Street. People look around the exhibition. M/S couple looking at beds. M/S Vernons industries Limited. Various shots kitchen cabinet, product of 'House Proud'.
Cataloguer's note: date of item: 6/3/1947.