Hexagonal Houses 1964

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    Coventry, West Midlands.

    L/S of the half-constructed frame of a hexagonal house with two men working on it. A man is seen carrying a ladder up the house's stairs. M/S of an architect consulting his plans. C/U of the plans.

    L/S of a completed hexagonal house, a car drives into the garage. Low angle panning shot of the exterior of the house. A man is seen opening the front door.

    Interior. A man is seen taking a seat in the living room - the decor is minimalist and ultramodern. A woman is seen making a pot of tea in the kitchen. The man answers the telephone, goes over to a barometer on the wall and then adjusts the heating. M/S of a woman doing some washing up. The woman is seen going up stairs. M/S of a child's bedroom. The woman is seen making the bed in the master bedroom. Various shots of the modernistic bathroom.

    Exterior. Various shots of the woman polishing the front door and cleaning the windows. L/S of the house.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    British Pathé
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    01:02:26:00 / 01:04:13:00
    CP 494
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    CP 494
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    Coventry & Warwickshire Council Flat (Optimism) Coventry architecture Colour 50's 60's Home Coventry
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