• Short Summary

    Delegates of Frigidaire sales Convention.

  • Description

    Hendon, London. - Special for the Frigidaire Company.

    Front view. Gates of factory being opened (First 9ft. Super. Title).

    Car parked outside factory. Delegates to the convention run out of the factory and try to climb into the car. There are far too many of them to get in. The last couple climb in and the car drives off.

    Ken Veer of Sales Promotion runs out of the factory with some paperwork in hand. He climbs onto a fork lift truck that is passing. The fork lift travels around (fast motion). Ken climbs off and gets onto a bicycle. He rides off (fast motion) a boy is running after him waving some letters. The car drives along the road followed by the bike.

    SV. 'North Entrance Zoological Gardens' Notice. LV. Towards car draws up outside London Zoo. Delegates begin to get out, they realise they are at the wrong place and tell off driver. Another delegate (Brian Tomlin) alights and is promptly returned to car. LV. Car draws away from London Zoo. Ken on his back is still speeding along (fast motion).

    SV. Scala Theatre sign pan down to Frigidaire signs.

    Various shots of delegates to Conference led by Geoff Wasum, being taken to Scala. They run into the theatre.

    Splash effect on screen .

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene 'I')

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

    N.B. Frigidaire made household appliances such as refrigerators / fridges / freezers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    7.09
    Media URN:
    26790
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:25:00 / 01:10:22:00
    Canister:
    52/9 (Special)

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Car parked outside factory." - the car is an Oldsmobile 88 Club Sedan.

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