• Short Summary

    Machines help cook and serve meals in a restaurant in Communist China.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "What's New? A Mechanised Chinese Dinner!".

    China.

    GV People eating in communal dining hall in Communist China. MS Tray of hot food is taken from oven. Various shots of machine grinding vegetables. Various shots as cook dishes out of food onto plate and puts in into a bomb-like container. She presses a button and the electricity operated 'bomb' moves from kitchen to dining room and stops over table. Waitress removes plate. CU People eating with chopsticks. MS 'Bomb' rises from the table to be returned to kitchen, people still eating.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material may date from around 27/04/1961.

    N.B. Sound track is very, very faint on this item - probably not usable - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3028.09
    Media URN:
    86363
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:57:00 / 01:25:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 3487 B

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