• Short Summary

    Promotional film for Morris 1000 cars - a little tour around London landmarks in a cute blue Morris!

  • Description

    No title. L/S of the Houses of Parliament seen from the opposite bank of the Thames. L/S showing barges moving along the Thames - St Paul's Cathedral is seen in the background. L/S of Tower Bridge then the Tower of London. M/S of a Beefeater outside the Tower of London greeting a female tourist. M/S of marching band - Royal Guardsmen (?) wearing Busbys.

    L/S of St Paul's Cathedral. Tilt down to show a light blue Morris 1000 being driven past the Cathedral. The Morris drives up beside Waterloo Bridge. Woman gets out of the car to admire the view.

    Low angle shot of the statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus. Tilt down to show the Morris 1000 navigating its way around Piccadilly Circus. L/S of the Royal Lifeguards (? or the Household Cavalry) on horseback riding away from Buckingham Palace. The Morris pulls up in front of Buckingham Palace and the woman gets out. She stands behind the car to take a photograph. Lovely shot of the Morris outside the Palace. The woman climbs back into the car.

    Film ends with an advertisement. The narrator says: "Why not pay a visit to the showrooms of A.F. Gomes (or Gomez?) Limited the Morris distributors in Gavinos Court, they'll be pleased to see you and let you try one."

    Note: Two versions of this film exist. Documentation file exists- contains dialogue transcript for other version of film only.

    A different woman is featured in each of the two versions. Eastmancolour.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:28:00 / 01:38:36:00

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