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    Earls Court Motor Show 1966 - Technicolor

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    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Earls Court, London.

    AS. Rolls Royce radiator. AS. Sovereign radiator. AS. Triumph radiator. AS, Mini Cooper's radiator. AS. Bristol radiator. CU. Jaguar radiator. GV. The Earl Court Motor Show 1966 exhibition showing the Morris 1800 on its side. SV. Morris on its side revealing the whole of the interior. LV. Morris engine, & CU. SV. People at the export enquiries desk. SV. The red Mini Cooper S. SV. The blue Mini Minor. SV. The Wolseley Hornet mark III. Front view of the Wolseley. SV. The Hillman IMP. SV. The engine of the Hillman IMP at the rear, & CU. LV. Singer Chamois Sport. Pan across headlight and radiator. SV. Girl seated int he Singer Chamois Sport showing the reclining seat. LV. Two men sitting int eh Singer Vogue. CU Hand operating air vent. SV. The radiator of the Singer Vogue. CU. Headlights. CU. Headlights and radiator of the Hillman Hunter. LV. Two girls seated in Hillman Hunter dressed in riding kit, & SV. SV. Interior, girl's hand operating switches on dashboard and down to the gear lever. GV. New Ford Cortina. SV. Interior showing steering wheel and dashboard of Cortina G.T., & CU. LV. The new Vauxhall Viva moving on turntable, & CU. LV. The Triumph GT 6, & CU. GV. The Exhibition. GV. The Ford Executive. Front view of Ford Executive. CU. Name Executive over headlights. SV. Man sitting at the wheel of the Ford, & LV. CU. Dashboard controls, pan to steering wheel. GV. Foreign cars at the exhibition. LV. People getting out of Ferrari with the steering wheel in centre position. SV. Looking at the steering wheel in centre position. SV. The front of the car. SV. Steering wheel in centre position.

    SV. The SAAB Sonett moving round on platform, & GV. SV. The front of the Audi 70. SV. Mercedes. SV. Citroen. AS Toyota. AS. Porsche. SV. BMW. AS. Honda. GV. Exhibition. Side view of the Rover 2000 T.C. doors taken away showing interior. SV. Man gets into car and examines the safety features and glove compartment. CU. From dashboard to steering wheel. Hand presses button and another glove compartment flies open. Then he adjusts the steering wheel. Pan down to hand on automatic gear. SV. Zoom in to show the engine of the Rover 2000. SV. The Sheikh Hamdan, deputy ruler of Abu Dhabi, getting into Rover. CU. Sheikh sitting int he Rover, pan down to hands on steering wheel and dashboard controls, & SV. LV. Daimler, pan to Sovereign 4.2. LV. Sir Gerald Nabarro about to get into the Daimler Sovereign. SV. Sir Gerald sits down at driving seat and tests controls, & SV. CU. Dashboard. SV. E type Jaguar, pan up to the 420 Jaguar. SV. The 420 Jaguar. AS. Radiator of the 420 Jaguar. GV. Complete breakdown of the Rolls showing engine, chassis etc. AS. Radiator and engine. Top view, Rolls engine, & CU. LV. Rolls Royce. AS. Front of Rolls. CU. Twin headlights on Rolls. SV. Man presses button to control the tilting seat in Rolls. CU. Finger on button. CU. Seat moving forward, pan down to show complete seat moving forward. CU. Finger pressing another button. CU. Back window moves open and closes. SV. Window sliding down automatically. CU. Pan, locking inside. CU. Foot coming off brake pedal onto accelerator pedal. GV. Rolls Royce.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    01:47:37:00 / 01:53:58:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The event was held 19-29 October 1966.

    "Rolls Royce radiator" it's a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow.

    "Sovereign radiator" - it's a Daimler Sovereign.

    "Triumph radiator" - it's a Triumph Vitesse.

    "Bristol radiator" - it's a Bristol 409.

    "People getting out of Ferrari" - it's a Ferrari 365 P."

    "SV. Citroen." - it's a Citroen DS21 Pallas.

    "AS. Porsche." - it's a Porsche 912.

    "SV. BMW." - it's a BMW 2000CS.

    "AS. Honda" - it's the Honda S800.

    "LV. Daimler, pan to Sovereign 4.2." should read LV Daimler Majestic Major, pan to Daimler Sovereign 420.

    The Rolls Roce frequently referred to in the final paragraph is again the Silver Shadow model.

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