The Office Of A Dream! 1939

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    Titles read: "THE OFFICE OF A DREAM!"

    Wisconsin, United States of America.

    Various shots of the interior and exterior of a modern new office building, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Office workers are seen going into the front doors of the building. His familiar cylinders on the top of the building are air-conditioning systems, the car park has a domed ceiling. Inside the building we see pillars like enormous golf tees.

    There is an open section through the centre of the building. A woman gets into a metal hydraulic lift. There are no windows but light is let in by glass tubing at the roof and over domed corridors. General view of the main open-plan office / typing pool, showing several people working at desks.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41013
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1190.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:14:00 / 01:33:38:00
    Canister:
    PT 487
    Sort Number:
    PT 487
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