NORTH AMERICAN IMP, the

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: NORTH AMERICAN IMP, the

Reference number: 1599

Date: 1966

Sponsor: Rootes Car Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Production company: Stanley Schofield Production

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 19.50 mins

Description: A journey taken by a Hillman Imp from Miami to Alaska.

See also Rootes Group enthusiast website at http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~dave/rootes/rootes.htm [last accessed 28/1/2009]

Shotlist: Credits (.20); Shots of a Rootes Hillman Imp car pulling up in a garage and filling up with petrol (.55); General views of people as the Hillman Imp prepares to make its journey from Miami to Alaska, including Miss Miami, Miss Alaska and Miss Scotland (1.17); Shots of the Hillman Imp starting out on its journey (1.32); General views of the Hillman Imp and its police escort driving through Miami streets. Shots of the Hillman Imp at Toll Gate. General views of the Imp itself (2.43); Map of Canada and the USA with route marked out (3.03); General views at the start of the Scottish-Canadian Coast Range Expedition. Six mountaineers (Scottish) set off to climb various mountains (3.38); General views of the expedition arriving at medicine hut. Various scenes taken while driving through Canada and shots of the climbers setting up camp (5.25); General views of the Hillman Imp arriving in Texas, including shots of the city and countryside (7.23); The Hillman Imp arrives in Utah and Idaho (9.28); General views of climbers driving through British Colombia and the Yukon. Aerial shots of mountains (13.36); The Hillman Imp arrives in Calgary. Aerial shots of the car as it passes through the countryside (18.41); General views of the Hillman Imp arriving in Alaska (19.50)