• Short Summary

    International motor car show in Geneva.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    The 18th Salon de l'Automobile - motor car show in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Various external shots of building housing the motor show. MS Signor Dottor Enrico Celio (President of the Swiss Confederation for 1948). MS & LS President Celio visiting the show. Interior shots of the show. Various shots of visitors looking at the cars. MS Union Jack, pan to Jowett Javelin car. Several shots of Jowett car. Several shots of Hillman Cabriolet, with two men adjusting roof. MS chassis of Hillman car, man demonstrating steering wheel gear lever. MS Austin chassis, pan to Austin A40 Devon car. MS Jaguar car. MS MG TC Midget car. (small sports model). MS & CU Rolls Royce Silver Wraith car. MS Standard Vanguard car. MS crowds around Vanguard car. MS Daimler car (new design). MS Singer sports car. MS and CU detailed shots of special features of English cars (headlamps, wings etc.). MS model of Jowett cars as show in the("Salon de L' Automobile of 1947).

    Date on dope sheet is 17/03/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2415.05
    Media URN:
    66860
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:51:00 / 01:33:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1905 A

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The "Jowett" car seen is a Jowett Javelin.

    The Austin car is an Austin A40 Devon.

    The MG is an MG TC Midget.

    The Rolls Royce is a Rolls Royce Silver Wraith.

  2. jamied says

    The event took place from 11-21 March 1948.

  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the additional info. We've added it to our description.

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