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    ENGLAND: B.I.F. BRITAIN SAYS COME & BUY! Birmingham:- Heavy section of British Industries Fair has more than a thousand exhibitors. Textile and light industries are represented in London. Earl Mountbatten officially opens B.I.F. OLYMPIA, LONDON, ENGLAND GV B.I.F. Exhibition at Olympia. LV Lord Mountbatten on dais. SV Mountbatten speaks:-(Nat. sd.) CU Ditto. SV Pan Lord Mountbatten walking through Exhibition. GV British Celanese stand. SV Pan Dresses being displayed on Celanese stand. SV Model walking towards on terylene stand. SV Watford Crystal glass stand. CU Lord & Lady Mountbatten shake hands with officials.



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    SV Lord Mountbatten speaks:- "I am very proud to have been asked to open the 1955 British Industries Fair."



    CU..."I also feel this very pleasant occasion serves to emphasize the strong powers that have existed throughout the centuries between our Merchants & our buyers I now have very much pleasure in declaring the British Industries Fair open."



    ENGLAND: B.I.F. BRITAIN SAYS COME AND BUY! Birmingham:-Heavy section of British Industries Fair has more than a thousand exhibitors. Olympia:-Textiles and light industries are represented in London. Earl Mountbatten officially opens B.I.F. Castle Bromwich, England GTV Outside exhibits at Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. LV Simon hydraulic platform. SV Pan down ditto. GV A Bus with a top seat indicator. CU Sign & HOW MANY SEATS ON TOP' SV Passengers getting on bus. CU Indicator numbering from 2,1, to 0. Shot Sign 'UPPER SALOON FULL' SV The Royal Mint Refinery Stand. CU Display of radio showing electronic photo onto copper. SCU Woman getting cup of tea at the automatic tea maker. SV Behind works of ditto. CU Woman taking away cup of tea.



    Industries, Trades and Crafts; Exhibitions; Lord Louis Mountbatten (Prince Louis of Battenburg), Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900-1979), Ceremonies - Inauguration; Personalities - Armed Forces; Great Britain




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    Birmingham

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8CHA4SO5NBT7ZVDTKOXOENFK1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CHA4SO5NBT7ZVDTKOXOENFK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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