• Short Summary

    New-type pre-fabricated house, built at Hull in a few days, promises to be useful contribution to problem of housing shortage.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Building Revolution May Solve Nation's Housing Problem

    ENGLAND: Hull:
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    GV Tarran pre-fabricated house across river.
    LV Tarran pre-fabricated house across river.
    Shot int. kitchenette - woman looking over Ideal boiler - electric cooker and washing machine.
    CU turning on taps over sink.
    LV two women in living room looking at built-in cupboards.
    STV woman upstairs.
    BV two women looking along landing and into bathroom.
    SV pan of bath to washbasin.
    SV pan two women walking thru bedroom on to verandah.

    GTV int. factory showing men assembling sections.
    Angle shot workman hammering on frame.
    LV girl placing waterproof insulated paper into frame.
    LV men placing cement on to insulated paper.
    Angle shot girl smoothing down cement on paper.
    SV girl moving cement in frame with board.
    CU girl moving cement in frame with board.

    GV ext. of site showing small cement blocks.
    SV men and women unloading floor units from lorry.
    GV two men erecting first wall units.
    SCU erecting first wall unit.
    LV men placing window frame into position.
    LV men erecting wall units and women fixing units together with bolts and wing nuts.
    CU angle shot girl tightening up wing nut.
    LV workmen fix door into position.
    GV almost completed ground floor and workmen fixing last window frame.
    SV workman sealing wall joint with electric iron.
    CU workman sealing wall joint with electric iron.
    GV workmen lifting floor units on to first floor.
    SV placing floor units into place.
    TV men fixing floor units into position.
    GV pan factory workers sitting on bank watching completion of house.
    Shot on roof showing workmen placing chimney pot on chimney stack.
    GV of completed house - Union Jack flying from mast.

    Domestic Life; Social Conditions and Problems; Great Britain
    Background: New-type pre-fabricated house, built at Hull in a few days, promises to be useful contribution to problem of housing shortage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H9QMDS0MQU8DEBP8GPQ3R0TJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H9QMDS0MQU8DEBP8GPQ3R0TJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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