• Short Summary

    A tour of London's exhibitions - Boys and Girls, Food & House of the Future.

  • Description

    Olympia, London.

    SV. Spaceships hanging from the roof at Olympia. GV. Spaceships on ceiling and what look like jet plane in foreground. Spaceship on a wall has winking eyes. AS. Spaceship with two funnel-like eyes in front, lights go on and off. SV. Children grouped round tables with model cars running about on it. SCU. Cars running round road and over a bridge. SCU. Table - two cars coming under a bridge and one overtakes the other. SCU. Mountain model with roadway cut into it. Cars going in and out of the tunnels and along the road. BV. Miget submarine. SV. School children standing by the side of the submarine. SCU. The sailor helping small girl down the hatch in submarine. GV. Vampire jet and lots of small children round it. SCU. Small boy seated in cockpit talking to R.A.F. pilot. & CU.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene 'G')

    SCU. Small model working. GV. People inside Food Fair at Olympia. SV. Lots of meat hanging and being displayed. SCU. Boar's head all decorated, pan down to decorated pies. GV. Pan showing American kitchen with modern devices. CU. Modern frigidare, pan down to woman taking out a tray from the bottom of the refrigerator. SV. Washing machine in action, & CU. SCU. Woman sprinkling something on to some meat in the oven and she closes the door. The shelf on which the meat dish stands lies inwards so that she doesn't have to touch it with her hands. SV. Doughnuts making machine and doughnuts falling out into tray. CU. Machine in operation, the doughnuts inside. One is lifted out and drops onto tray outside machine. SV. Waitress giving doughnut to customer and she raises it to her mouth. CU. The girl eating, winks with approval.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene 'E')

    GV. New model house on stilts with superimposed 'Westminster'. CU. Designer Kenneth Capon with woman pointing at something on a model. SV. Model and the designer pointing. SCU. Model. SV. Showing the underneath of the house. Pan up showing the stilts and up to show one of the rooms from outside of the model. SV. Architect and wife sitting in the lounge - proper size. SCU. Ornaments on shelf in lounge. CU. Kitchen, shooting through hatch to lounge. SV. Couple in the study, man and woman pointing at something in a book.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene 'F')

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:40:41:00

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