Inclement weather has always been the house builders nightmare. The slightest rainfall can cause his?
G.V. BUILDING AND COER. COVER.
M.S. TWO WORKERS.
CLOSER SHOT MAN SAWING PAN TO MAN KNOCKING NAILS.
M.S. C.S. INSIDE BUILDING LOOKING OUT.
SHOT MAN WITH CEMENT MIXER. ( OUTSIDE )
C.U. OF ANGELA.
SHOT ANGELA, FATHER AND FOREMAN.
SHOT LOOKING AT PLANS AND UP AT BUILDING.
G.V. SITE AND COVER.
Initials TDH/CW A.W./R.L.
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Background: Inclement weather has always been the house builders nightmare. The slightest rainfall can cause his finely gauged schedules to go haywire. Now, thanks to an idea by his twelve year old daughter, a London builder can continue erecting this small house for the London County Council even if it should pour. A huge canvas rainproof awning is erected over the site...the workmen keep dry and contented...and so does the timber.
The little girl's idea has already saved seventy working hours on this small site. "Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings..."