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

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.


Industry Sponsored film


Birmingham Assembly lines West Africa Bicycles Factories






United Kingdom



Production company

Birmingham Commercial Films Ltd.

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