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An Elegant Old Lady


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
25 May 1959
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Madrid Welcomes Lord Mayor
  2. 2Edinburgh - The Assembly
  3. 3Sport Down Under
  4. 4An Elegant Old Lady
  5. 5A1 at Lloyd’s
  6. 6Floods in S Africa
  7. 7Yo Ho My Hearties!
  8. 8Real Life Drama


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 8
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: An Elegant Old Lady. DESCRIPTION: She’s a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost and over 50 years old. This motor car, on show in Paris, is a truly historic one: she is the first Silver Ghost ever built and has done over 500,000 miles. Some of her successors took also part in the parade, but this elegant old lady stole the show! SHOTLIST: MS Rolls Royce cars with models (key & title). MS models and 50 year old ‘Silver Ghost’ Rolls Royce. CU bonnet with name. MS model gets into Rolls Royce. Another same. Pan ‘Silver Ghost’ FS same - tracking shot. Closer models in back seat. Pan latest type Rolls Royce. Another with open roof. Closer same with models in back seat. Same. Pan ‘Silver Ghost’ rounds bend. FS same comes to halt. CU model. Photographers. ‘Silver Ghost’ surrounded by models.
Vehicles; Women; Exhibitions and shows
France; Paris
Footage sources
Card file number
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Length of story (in feet)
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