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    Material relating to newsreel story "Motor Show" - 53/81

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Motor Show" 53/81.

    Some different material from newsreel story.

    Earls Court

    SV Austin Healey (3 shots) SV Ford Popular. SV Ford Lincoln (Experimental) SV woman seated in Ford popular CU inside Lincoln. LV and CU Lincoln. SV starlets examine Morris Utility (2 shots) SV and Lincoln. SV Standard 8 (4 shots) SV thick doors of another car. SCU Hillary and wife in Rover (2 shots). SV Rover. CU Hillary and wife looking at car. SV Hillary and wife in open tourer LV Magnette (sp?). CU starlets in Magnette (2 shots). SV Ford Prefect. GV Earls Court. SV starlets in M.G. SV cut away model of Rover. SV Lincoln. SV Austin. CU girl in boot of Morris Utility SV Singer with plastic body. SV starlets in Austin. SV Singer with plastic body. SV interior of Standard 8. CU cut away car engine. SV Austin Healey (3 shots). GV show. SV Hillary and wife (4 shots) CU starlets climbing from boot of Morris. SV salesmen looking at cars. SV Riley Pathfinder (3 shots). SV Ford Popular. SV Ford Prefect. CU Controls of Prefect. SV Jensen (4 shots). GV Old crocks arriving at car show (5 shots) and people in costume alight. SV Sir Bernard Docker and Lady Docker arrive and chat with old crock. People (4 shots). SV. Lincoln (2 shots). SV starlet looking at Morris Utility.

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    01:45:56:00 / 01:52:51:00
    53/81 A (Selected Originals)

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The Motor Show featured here took place 21-31 October 1953.

    "SV Austin Healey (3 shots)" - it's the Austin-Healey 100.

    "SV starlets" - the slightly older blonde lady is actress Eleanor Summerfield. The brunette is actress Lana Morris.

    "examine Morris Utility" - it's a Morris Minor Traveller. In all, 4 changes are needed to "Morris Utility".

    "Hillary and wife" - that's the mountaineer Edmund Hillary, and his wife Louise.

    "Hillary and wife in open tourer" - it's a Jowett R4. Just 3 were made.

    "LV Magnette (sp?)." - it's an MG Magnette ZA.

    "SV Austin." - it's an Austin A30.

    "SV Singer with plastic body." - it's a Singer SMX Roadster, with a glass-fibre body.

    "SV Jensen (4 shots)." - it's a Jensen 541.

    More footage of this event, with a commentary, can be seen in clip 122.24.

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  2. jamied says

    "GV Old crocks arriving at car show" - it's actually various shots of the same old vehicle. It's driver is Stirling Moss. His female companion is Eleanor Summerfield.

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