• Short Summary

    HRH The Duchess of Gloucester was filmed by VISNEWS Mar 2 when she attended a private preview of the Ideal Homes Exhibition at Olympia, London.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Ext. Duchess of Gloucester arrives at Olympia and is greeted by Mayor of Hammersmith.
    8 ft

    2.
    SCU Pan The Duchess enters Olympia.
    14 ft

    3.
    SV The Duchess inside building.
    19.5 ft

    4.
    LV Towards. The Duchess inside building.
    24 ft

    5.
    SV Pan Sign "Australia", pan down to Duchess at Australian stand.
    31 ft

    6.
    CU Duchess talking with Mr. Ridgeway (slightly bald) in charge of Australian stand.
    41 ft

    7.
    LV Duchess tours Australian stand
    47 ft

    8.
    SCU Lady Brown wife of High Commissioner of Australia presents Duchess with a toy Koala bear.
    62 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HRH The Duchess of Gloucester was filmed by VISNEWS Mar 2 when she attended a private preview of the Ideal Homes Exhibition at Olympia, London.

    Pausing at the Australian stand the Duchess was presented with a toy Koala bear by Lady Brown, wife of the Australian High Commissioner.

    The greatest show of its kind in the world - the Ideal Homes Exhibition - staged by the 'Daily Mail' national newspaper - opens to the general public Mar 3-30. Occupying three great halls of Olympia more than a million visitors each year throng the aisles and galleries of this annual Mecca of home furnishing. Here they can see all that is new in the furnishing, decorating and running the home, from the house itself to the smallest kitchen gadgets.

    The latest in everything from food to furniture ... bathrooms to beauty preparations ... flowers to fashions is there for all to see. The variety and interest is unlimited, but it all centres around one thing; the British home ( in whatever part of the world it may be), and the British way of life.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8XJAHUTNOJD4GAUJCWUN9KTC1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8XJAHUTNOJD4GAUJCWUN9KTC1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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