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Phillips Bicycles - Publicity Films for West Africa
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Phillips Bicycles - Publicity Films for West Africa 1954

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Phillips Bicycles - Publicity Films for West Africa 1954

5 mins United Kingdom

This intriguing pair of promos for Phillips Bicycles of Smethwick have sadly lost their soundtracks, but their key message - that Phillips is "Renowned the World Over" - is clear enough. The films demonstrate the bike's appeal in Africa and offer a wonderful colour study of cycle manufacture and assembly. At the time Phillips was Britain's second-largest bicycle producer, after Raleigh.

Genres

Industry Sponsored film

Tags

Birmingham Assembly lines West Africa Bicycles Factories

Collection

Freewheeling

Released

1954

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Birmingham Commercial Films Ltd.

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