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Philips exists 60 years

Week number 51-20

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The 60 years existence of the Philips factories is commemorated in Eindhoven. SHOTS: - An enormous light bulb hangs in a crown decorated with festive lighting; - ext. Philips head office, lit by floodlights; - building and street with festive lighting; - int. first light bulb factory of Philips: a steam engine is working in the corner; workers produce light bulbs by hand on workbenches (staged); - int. shots of an exhibition of several Philips products; - the mayor of Eindhoven, H. Kolfschoten, delivers a speech and unveils a statue of the founder of the Philips factories, A.F. Philips, assisted by two children and in the presence of notables; - ext. factory buildings; 01:04 Frits Philips (third form the left).

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
15 May 1951
Length:
01:59

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Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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