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    Item title reads - Move house, build house.

    Holland and Scotland.

    Houses are moved from one part of town to the other so factory can be built on the site. Various shots of a wooden house being transported through street in Zaandam near Amsterdam. M/S crowd watching. C/U as the house is squeezed through narrow gap in street. M/S's of the house passing a windmill. L/S house being transported across bridge followed by crowd. M/S of another house which has been moved to the new site, pan to the lorries bringing the next one along. M/S other houses which have already been placed on the new site.

    Factory makes precast wall and floor units for new houses. Livingstone, Scotland. Various interior shots of the Jespersen Factory with moulds for units going along conveyor. Various shots as concrete is poured into mould along conveyor. M/S as concrete is rolled in the mould. M/S stockyard with floor and wall units piled up. M/S crane with vacuum pads, lifting gear comes down and grips one of the sections. L/S as section is lifted and loaded onto lorry. M/S foundations on building site. M/S crane. L/S as wall section is lowered into position. M/S as another section is lowered. L/S pan wall of finished houses. L/S several of the houses.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:05:00 / 01:53:05:00
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    Trade & Industry
    death railway
  • Stills

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

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