• Short Summary

    Pathe takes a tour around the new cars at the 1961 Motor Show at London's Earls Court.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Earls Court. The Motor Show".

    Earls Court, London.

    GV pan Motor show exhibition at Earls Court. LV the Ford Consul Capri priced at £900, Head on shot. of the Capri showing radiator and two headlamps. SV interior of Capri SV girl opening boot showing large area.

    SV Chassis of MG Midget hanging over a completed MG Midget. SV Chassis of M.G. Midget. LV the Riley Elf. CU pan of the Radiator of the Elf. Shot showing the Austin A 60 on its side plus Automatic Transmission £99 extra. SV group of people looking at car. LV of the Austin A 60 with TV Star Kim Tracey sitting at the wheel.

    GV of the Bristol 407. CU hand pressing automatic buttons for push button control. CU man sitting at steering wheel. CU hands on steering wheel and showing dashboard. SV showing the five point two Litre Power Unit Engine LV the 3 Litre Rover and engine alongside. CU of the engine.

    GV the Lotus build it yourself car and save £800. SV showing the engine slung over the bonnet for assembling SV of the wheel ready to be assembled to the Axle. SV of the completed Lotus car. GV of the Triumph TR4. Front view Ditto. CU showing steering wheel and dashboard of TR4. GV of the Jaguar Mark 10. SV interior showing front seats and steering wheel. Front view of the Jag. Mark 10. angle shot of radiator.

    GV of the Chrysler gas turbine car with the canopy opening the windscreen this permitting easy entry and exit. CU as the canopy rises and reveals the lift hand steering column and dashboard. Rear view showing large Fin going across the back of the car. GV GV people looking at the Chrysler gas turbine 'Turboflite' car.
    (Pathe Neg)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:52:00 / 01:43:45:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The show was held on 18-28 March 1961.

    "Kim Tracey" should read Kim Tracy.

    "GV the Lotus build it yourself car" - it's a Lotus Elite.

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