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    Glorious array of beautiful 1930s cars by Morris, and I want them all!

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    Titles read: 'PARADE OF LEADERS - MORRIS Cars for 1934'.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of front section of lovely Morris car. Shot of the car travelling along a country road towards us; it stops just in front of us so that the emblem on the front is seen in C/U. Interior shot of the front and back seats. Panning shot of the chassis. Closer shots of different details of the engine and controls. C/U of gear stick. Shot of a hinge beside the engine as the whole thing bobs up and down (suspension?). M/S of a small knob marked 'off' on the floor of the car; a hand reaches in to turn it. C/U of dashboard. C/U of two knobs, one marked 'Clutch'. M/S of a man's feet on the pedals as he changes gear.

    Intertitle: "The Big Sixes."
    A glorious car comes along a driveway and parks outside a country house. A lady reading on the veranda gets up to greet her male visitor. Interior shot of the back seat of the car; the woman pulls down the arm rest in between the back and front seats. M/S of a small luggage rack on the back of the car, above the bumper. Cut to another wonderful car being driven up to a doorway. A man and two women get out. Shot of the car outside an old building. The two women walk arm in arm up to the car and one gets into the driver seat while the other leans on the window to chat.

    Intertitle: 'The New Cowleys. (Four & Six Cylinders)'.
    Another great four-door car is parked beside a tree in a field. Two women sit on the beside it, reading a letter and chatting. They are joined by a man who sits on the running board and chats. A smaller, two-door car is seen in a country setting. The male driver and female passenger chat to a lady standing beside the car. M/S of the dashboard and steering wheel. A woman opens the boot. M/S of engines. Another car in the countryside; seen from several angles.
    Cataloguer's note: these cars are divine! My spine turns to custard, I get goose pimply all over!

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    01:19:39:00 / 01:27:10:00

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