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The Fifty Million Dollar Design King

Series

Series Name
London Line (Colour series 2)

Issue

Issue No.
47
Date Released
1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Fifty Million Dollar Design King
  2. 2Development Areas
  3. 3Masterpieces By The Dozen
  4. 4Hole In One

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
Summary
COI synopsis: Whether it’s for home or executive suite Terence Conran has the most sought after look in contemporary furnishing design, from luxury sofas to stacking chairs and fancy drapes. Terence Conran has just landed a 50 million dollar contract to supply his designs to Macy’s of New York. Howard Williams of London Line talks to Terence Conran at his elegant Regency home in London about the impact of his work on English design trends.
Keywords
Shops and shopping; Arts and crafts; Industry and manufacture; Design
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 43 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1394/47
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Commonwealth Affairs Office
Sponsor
Foreign Office

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Phone
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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