Products ranging from swimming pools to swim suits, garden tools to household goods, are among the 12,000 exhibits on show at the International Plastics Exhibition, Olympia, London, - Largest ever held in Britain and filmed by Visnews on opening day June 17.
GV Int Of Exhibition.
STV Of design centre
SV Canadian sign.
LV Girl picks up plastic travelling bag
CU Sign "Holland"
LV Dutch stand
LV Stand with plastic flamingo
CU Tilt up of the above.
CU Girl picks up plastic sandals.
LV Model wit plastic slimming suit.
CU Girls watching
CU Model walk towards.
LV Models with plastic raincoats.
CU Two models in plastic raincoats.
LV Girl using slimming roller
CU Tilt down from girl to roller.
LV Girls in swimming pool.
LV Girls sitting on side of pool
CU Girls putting on cap.
SV Girl dives into pool
GV Girl sitting on side of pool.
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Background: Products ranging from swimming pools to swim suits, garden tools to household goods, are among the 12,000 exhibits on show at the International Plastics Exhibition, Olympia, London, - Largest ever held in Britain and filmed by Visnews on opening day June 17.
Main item of interest was a glass fibre reinforced plastic swimming pool designed for schools. this pool 40 feet long, 16 ft wide by four feet deep, can be erected indoors or out in a weekend by unskilled labour with a minimum of site preparation, It is surrounded by a parapet 18 inches high for safety. Hygiene methods include adequate chlorination, surface cleansing and water changing - about; every ten to fourteen days.
Travelling bags, table cloths, swim wear, rain wear, slimming aids, and chess men - all in plastic are a few of the many exhibits on show until June 27.
Some 300 companies a third from overseas - are showing their finished products and a wide variety of raw materials and processing compounds. Many new types of plastics developed within the last 12 months occupy part of the stands. In all the exhibition occupies a four-mile frontage.
Paymaster General, Mr. Reginald Maudling, opening the exhibition, referred to the development of plastics as one of the most remarkable stories of modern industry. The exhibition, he added, demonstrated clearly not only the wide range of products now available out also the enterprise and virility of the industry.