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  • Description

    Full title reads: "GUARDSMEN BUILD WHILE BUILDERS MARCH".

    Windsor, Berkshire & London.

    Various shots of the guardsmen building Nissen home. Close up shots of bricks being laid. Soldiers tarring top of house. Soldiers plastering the interior of a Nissen home.

    Interiors of bedroom, kitchenette and drawing room. The finished house.

    Close up shot of a poster saying 'Housing is London's No. 1 Priority'. Builders on strike, demonstrating and marching in London.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    Amendment March 2015: A visitor to the site has written with further information. The film is Grenadier Guards, who were stationed at Victoria barracks. The work was being done to address the housing crisis and train soldiers in building work.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1945
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    40316
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1167.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:35:00 / 01:15:26:00
    Canister:
    45/90
    Sort Number:
    45/090
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    post war reconstruction - housing Untitled Workspace Home Interiors Nissen Huts Interiors Social Housing
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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