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    Olympia, London.

    Various shots of the people walking in the gardens at Ideal Home Exhibition at London's Olympia, woman showing some plants to a little boy. GV. One of the houses. MS. Old man seated on bench outside the house. CU. Sign reading 'The Old People's House'. MS. Old woman knitting in front of fireplace inside house. MS. Old woman knitting. LS. The village street, showing various houses, pub, a shop, little square in the middle, people walking around. CU. Harold Macmillan, Housing Minister and another man walking around. LS. Mr Macmillan entering one of the houses. LS. Village street scene, people walking around. SV. Pretty woman demonstrating 'bachelor suite chair' and settee with adjustable side. She pulls the arm rest away to show a small drawer underneath the chair. She also demonstrates how to convert a settee into a divan. MS. Display of ship's lanterns. MS. Sailor in Nelson period costume. MS. & CU. Sailor looking at lanterns. Woman demonstrating Sherry set. She pours Sherry into old time type wooden 'glasses'. CU. Sailor drinking from old type hand carved jug. GV. Main Hall, people walking around. Man walks towards wall in kitchen and pulls out table and chair from wall unit., looks rather strange. Man showing ironing board, sleeve board and broom cupboard. LS. Modern kitchen, man opening units to show how much cupboard space is there. MS. Charles Violet and Stanley T. Smith, both bearded, examining Permutit water changer. CU. Permutit water changer - it changes salt water to fresh water.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 03/03/1952.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:21:00 / 01:45:33:00
    UN 2425 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2425 A
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    Trade & Industry
    British suburbia Hy-way 1950's House
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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