• Short Summary

    Colour item about the booming British motor industry - Minis to Rolls Royces.

  • Description

    This is a colour item.

    Title reads: "Exports Booming".

    British Aircraft Corporation's Hurn Factory. Various shots men building the BAC 111 passenger aeroplane.

    Various shots of girl getting into a Mini Minor car and driving off - it is the new automatic model. Various shots of men working in British Motor Corporation factory. They are constructing more Minis on the production line. Various shots of line of brand new Minis in a car park - they are for export, man writes the names of the countries they are going to on the windscreen (Japan, South Africa, Rhodesia).

    Various shots inside the Rolls Royce car factory. Travel shot Rolls Royce on the road. Various shots of cars on display at Motor Show (Earl's Court?). M/S Rolls Royce. C/U man seated at wheel. Various shots new Riley Kestrel. M/S comedian / film stars Peter Sellers, actress Britt Ekland, actor Tony Curtis looking at Ferrari. Ditto. Various shots Rilant Scimitar with electric sunroof. M/S Bond Equipe, man takes road sign out of boot. Various shots Toyota car and traditionally dressed Japanese girl. Various shots Rover 2000. Various shots Austin 1800. M/S Singh brothers (rally drivers). M/S MGB GT. Various shots men looking at Triumph 1300. Various shots people looking at Jensen. Various shots man looking at Lotus Elite. C/U horticulturist Harry Wheatcroft. Various shots Vauxhall Cresta. Man opens boot and three other men climb out. L/S exhibition.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:57:00 / 01:37:24:00

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