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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "96 Men Paint Vet's House In 2 1/2 Minutes". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). Painters are attempting a speed record to paint a house for a disabled soldier.

    LV GV Painters lined up outside house. CU Paint being poured from can to pot. SV Painters line up to get paint. SV Robert Hoelzle (a disabled ex-serviceman) being wheeled into position to watch painters. CU Hoelzle and Fiancee. SV Painters on scaffold. Starters hand in foreground holding revolver. Pistol fires and men turn to commence work.

    CU Clock showing exactly 12 o'clock. LV Painters painting house. Pan. SV Angle shot painters painting house. CU Clock showing 12 minutes 5 secs. MV Painters at work. SV People waving.

    LV Painters finish work and leave scaffolds. SV Painters walking past and shaking hands with Hoelzle. LV GV Hoelzle and fiancee surrounded by painters.

    Possibly connected with 49/36 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:18:00 / 01:48:10:00
    UNSO Reel 056 H
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 056 H
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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