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Britain Shows off Her Cars

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1090
Date Released
24 Apr 1950
Date submitted
18 Apr 1950
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Their Majesties in Shakespeare’s Country
  2. 2Britain Shows off Her Cars
  3. 3Meet the FA Cup Finalists (Exclusive Pictures)
  4. 4Horses Are Feature of Sydney Show
  5. 5Close Finish for City & Sub
  6. *Movietone Visits the National College of Art
  7. *US Ambassador Presents His Credentials

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: British Motor Show in New York. DESCRIPTION: When Britain’s first motor show to be held in America was opened, the exhibits were praised by Mr Hoffman, head of ECA. Sir William Rootes was present at the show. SHOTLIST: KS. Miniature Austin beside normal size Daimler. MS Daimler & interior shot of girl at driving seat. Paul Hoffman addresses praising the British Motor Industry. CU & several shots of Goldie Gardner’s MG. MS Austin. MS "Anglia" chassis. Jack lifting "Prefect" car from inside. MS "Jaguar" coupe car. Interior - two girls seated inside car. MS Rolls Royce Silver Wraith. MS "Ghost Minx". Sir William Rootes instructs (silent) two girls on driving of car.
Keywords
Vehicles; Exhibitions and shows
Locations
New York; United States of America
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
53583
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
150
Story extras:

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