• Short Summary

    Latest models of cars cars exhibited at Earl's Court motor show.

  • Description

    No title. The motor show at Earl's Court, London. Colour item.

    L/S car exhibition. M/S woman at wheel of Sunbeam Rapier revolving on stand. L/S ditto. L/S Hillman Stiletto with two girls inside. C/U steering wheel and dashboard. C/U girls. C/U AC Fastback. C/U car's interior with girl at wheel. C/U as door opens to show red light. M/S girl at steering wheel. M/S Japanese salesman showing woman engine of the Honda Mini. He shuts bonnet and walks around the car. L/S new Vauxhall Victor on Revolving Stand. C/U grill and headlights of the Victor. M/S girl at steering wheel of Victor. L/S salesman showing couple the MGC. C/U MGC engine. M/S woman looking at engine. M/S new Triumph. C/U bonnet opening to show engine and injectors.

    Various shots 1968 Rolls Royce convertible. Various shots glamorous girl in the Lamborghini Marzal. Various shots car named "Piranha", with car designer Signor Bertone at the wheel. Various shots middle aged couple getting into Ford Electric Comuta Car, the woman sits at wheel and tries out the pedals. C/U Rolls Royce. C/U Rover. M/S Plymouth Barracuda. M/S Mini Austin. M/S Porsche. M/S Morris. Various shots Volkswagen. Various shots Triumph TR5. Various shots Lotus Elan. Various shots Citroen DS19 Pallas with moving headlights. M/S Riley revolving in frame. M/S woman gets into driving seat of new Cortina. M/S salesman shuts door and adjusts read view mirror on door. C/U interior as man leans back in passenger seat.

    Amendment January 2012: A visitor to the site has written in with some additional information about this clip, referring the text in the description above - In paragraph 1; the car credited as a "Hillman Stiletto" (as per the commentary) is actually a Sunbeam Stiletto. Car credited as an "AC Fastback" is an AC 428 Fastback. Car credited as a "Honda Mini" is a Honda N600. The Triumph is a Triumph TR5.

    Paragraph 2; the car credited as a Rolls Royce Convertible is a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Convertible. "Signor Bertone's" full name is Nuccio Bertone. The next Rolls Royce is another Silver Shadow. The Rover is a Rover P5. The car credited as an "Austin Mini" is actually an Austin 3-litre, with its original rectangular headlight configuration. The Porsche is a Porsche 911. The Morris is a Morris 1100. The Volkswagen is a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.
    The revolving Riley is a Riley Elf. Finally, the Cortina is a Ford Cortina Super.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    01:52:39:00 / 01:56:44:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The event was held 18-28 October 1967.

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