• Short Summary

    Pre-fabricated housing industry in post-war Britain's factories

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: New Housing for Britain

    ENGLAND: Various:
    INT/EXT

    HOUSES AND HOUSING SCHEMES. People designing post war houses. German P.O.W.s. laying foundations & digging drains. War factories turned over to housing production. (Shots of). Gen. Sir Frederick Pile & Duncan Sandys. visit housing site. Aerial view of housing colony. Different types of houses seen:- Aluminum, The Wate-s, (mostly concrete). Howard house, (Shots of interior.) The Orlit House, & the Braithwaite House.

    PILE Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick Alfred, 2nd Baronet GCB DSO MC (1884-1976) Bart. Visits housing site.W. Duncan Sandys.

    PRISONERS OF WAR. German P.O.W.s digging drains etc. for new houses.

    SANDYS, Mr & Mrs Duncan Visits housing site w. Sir F. Pile.

    SANDYS, Edwin Duncan, Baron Duncan-Sandys CH PC (1908-1987) Minister of Works

    Home destruction, drafting, Draughtsman, temporary housing, prisoners of war, construction, crane, workers, machinery, demobilisation, flats, Waits House, Howard House, housewives, furnance, thermostat, Braceway house
    Background: Pre-fabricated housing industry in post-war Britain's factories

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA95W94DIIZI6FG9B06J4K6BGPQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA95W94DIIZI6FG9B06J4K6BGPQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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