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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Motor Show Opens" - 50/84.

    Similar shots to newsreel story. Earls Court, London.

    Car chassis with slow moving engine stripped for exhibition. Nash 'Ambassador' American car (Hudson) exhibition in the background. American car. (Hudson?) exhibition in the background. CU. Bonnet. Morris Minor. Exhibitors signs, over stands. Dashboard and steering wheel of car (Triumph 'Mayflower'?) Ford 'Consul'. Triumph 'Mayflower' convertible. Ford 'Zephyr' Six. Sports Car. ? Saloon Car.? Car chassis and engine Salesman? Another salesman. Morris 'Minor' Ford 'Consul' Jaguar saloon Car chassis and engine. Nash 'Ambassador' Convertible hood being erected (Triumph 'Mayflower') Nash 'Ambassador' CU Woman sitting in saloon car. Dashboard and steering wheel (Triumph 'Mayflower') MS. Austin A 40. CU Austin A 40 dashboard and steering wheel - Woman. opens door and sits in drivers seat. CU Austin A 40 bonnet. MS. Morris Minor. MS Austin A 40. MS Exhibitors signs. CU Austin A 40 bonnet. CU Austin A 40 bonnet. MS Austin A 40 bonnet. CU Austin A 40 bonnet. dashboard and steering wheel. CU Austin A 40 bonnet dashboard and steering wheel.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:05:00 / 01:28:59:00
    50/84 C (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    50/084 C
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry
    Wolseley 690 / Ford Zephyr Jaguar - Motor Shows Jaguar - Motor Shows
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The Motor Show featured here took place 18-28 October 1950.

    "Dashboard and steering wheel of car (Triumph 'Mayflower'?)" - yes, that's the interior of the Triumph Mayflower convertible.

    "Sports Car. ?" - that's the Jaguar XK120.

    "Saloon Car.?" - that's the Nash Airflite.

    "Jaguar saloon Car" - it's a Jaguar Mark VII.

    "Woman sitting in saloon car" - that's the Nash Airflite again. And she's laying, not sitting!

    "Austin A 40" should read Austin A40 Sports.

    More footage of the event, with a commentary, can be found in clip 1492.08.

  2. jamied says

    Correcting my own error above, "Nash Airflite" should read Nash Airflyte.

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