Latest labour-saving devices at Olympia's Ideal Home Exhibition.
Titles read: "OLYMPIA - IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION".
Pan across exhibition hall at the Ideal Home Exhibition. M/S of a replica of Blenheim Palace in the hall.
People wander about a set of modern houses set amongst trees with a pond on the foreground. A man comes out of one of the houses and opens his snazzy garage door. In another area we see a woman unrolling a roll-up ladder (Bentall Easyroll).
Two women walk through artificial gardens, past a lake with fountains springing from either side. They wander about the gardens that are a replica of Winston Churchill's at Chartwell Manor.
View of set of modern houses. Inside we see a woman sitting in an armchair and adjusting a Dimplex portable infrared electric fire (bar heater). Looks very old-fashioned now but at the time must have seemed quite space-age on that 50s carpet. Another girl turns on a Bylock Heatmaster Fan Heater and holds her scarf in front of it.
In a kitchen a woman opens a Rotisserie Electric Cooker and we see a roast chicken turning on a spit inside - yum! She takes out one of the grill pans and serves a man and woman sitting at the table to some tomatoes and chips. Another woman attaches the Creda Corvette boiler to a water tap, turns it on and fills a tea pot with the piping hot water.
The Duke of Bedford loads a Kenwood Dishmaster automatic dishwasher with crockery then switches it on. He lifts up the lid during the programme and we see the tub full of water and soap (looks like a top-loader washing machine). Elevated pan looking around the exhibition. Several nice promotional leaflets on file.