Detail

Title ID 5566Collection ID775
TitleThe Universal Exhibition Brussels
Date17 April - 19 October 1958
CollectionRay Young
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeCommemoration
KeywordsExhibitions Buildings Commemorative Events Motor Vehicles Transport Industry
Location
LocalBrussels
NationalBelgium Europe
Credits
ProductionRay Young
CameraRay Young
Musicunknown
FormatColour Sound
Duration00:11:34:13
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film shows views of the: "Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles" or Expo 58. Scenes include shots of the pavilion buildings and outdoor exhibits with 'Atomium' structure, fountains, Canadian Pavilion, USSR Pavilion (Soviet Union), USA Pavilion, aerial tramway, a fashion show on a floating platform, views of the gardens and Thai Pavilion; French Pavilion; UK Pavilion with Public House "The Britannia" (Whitbread); a Cinema; and illuminated night time views. [instrumental music has been removed from the online clip for copyright reasons].