• Short Summary

    Lady Eden opens the London section of the B.I.F. at Earl's Court.

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    GV. British Industries Fair. Exhibition (title super over). SCU. Lady Eden, Wife of the British Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden, speaking. She opens the London section of the British Industries Fair. Lady Eden starts to speak (natural sound): "To those who display, and those who buy... in declaring open first part of 1956 B.I.F." Applause starts. SV. Toy stand, people walking about. SCU. Boy in toy jet plane flying up and down. CU. Boy's head, panning down to him working controls. SCU. Boy putting 6d in machine, sitting in a little plane and it starts rocking back and forth (spaceship). SV. Stand displaying lampshades. CU. Stand displaying Crown Derby Jay. SCU. Demonstrator showing to prospective buyer, camera tracks in. CU. Crown Derby Jay. SCU. Peacock. SCU. Stand showing various clocks, buyers looking on. CU. Clock, pan down to another clock. SCU. Soup tureen. Exhibitor takes a lid off. SV. Exhibitor with lid in hand showing it to buyers. SCU. Woman holding a little lamp. Pulls down shade and man takes out a cigarette. SCU. Exhibitor with various umbrellas. He shows top of umbrella to buyer. CU. Top of umbrella, revealing watch. SCU. Exhibitor showing how toothbrush making machine works. CU. Machine. CU. A man watching. CU. Machine putting nylon bristles into brush.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:10:00 / 01:35:55:00

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