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The Price of a Good Vintage


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
18 Mar 1965
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Price of a Good Vintage
  2. 2Disaster on a Summer’s Day
  3. 3Toto Takes a Tub
  4. 4Sporting Roundabout


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Price of a Good Vintage. DESCRIPTION: The late Mr John Sword of East Balgray in Ayrshire collected old cars. When his collection came up for auction enthusiasts came from all over the world to bid for them. SHOTLIST: MS pan cars being inspected by prospective buyers. MS man inspecting car. MS car No 2. MS car No 10. MS car No 21. MS men inspecting car No 40. MS car No 37 a 1926 Hispano-Suiza. MS people at the auction. MCU man bidding. MS Hispano-Suiza. MS people at the auction. MCU man bidding. MS man at the auction. GV auction hall. MS Hispano-Suiza. LS auctioneer with bidders in the foreground. MS men looking at a Benz car. MS bidders. MCU man bidding. MS Benz car. GV auction hall. MS auctioneer’s hammer going down. Bidders in the background. MS men looking at a 1908 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost. MS bidders. MCU man bidding. GV auction hall. Bidders. GV auction hall. MS 1908 Rolls Royce. MCU man bidding. MS people looking at the 1908 Rolls Royce. MS bidders. CU 1908 Rolls Royce. MS Mr de Ferranti standing on the running board of the Silver Ghost.
Vehicles; Shops and shopping
Scotland; Ayrshire
Footage sources
Templar Films
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
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