• Short Summary

    Raymond Way shows off his Rolls Royce with mod cons - including bar and electric razor.

  • Description

    Rolls Royce car with all mod cons, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.

    MS chauffeur and owner walking out of house and getting into 1930s Rolls Royce car. MS owner inside the car, he gets an electric razor out from a drawer and plugs it in. CU hand switching on plug. MS man opening panel to reveal mirror, he starts to shave. Man puts put razor away in car pocket.

    CU man in car plugging in kettle. MS man unfolding table and putting kettle on it. The man opens miniature bar, takes out whiskey bottle decanter and soda syphon. MS as man reaches over and takes a cigar from humidity-controlled recess. He punctures the end of the cigar and puts it in his mouth and lights it. MS as man puts match in tray and turns on electric fan. MS man taking out intercom and speaking to chauffeur with it.

    Car owner is Raymond Way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3398.35
    Media URN:
    92544
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:22:00 / 02:00:54:00
    Canister:
    NP 356

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Raymond Way seen here was a successful and unconventional car dealer. Some of his interesting sales promotion ideas can be seen in clips 1317.30 and 1686.30.

    He died in 1981. More about his work can be learnt in the attached article....

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motorin
    g/4752317/Death-of-a-salesman.html#

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