• Short Summary

    English built prefabricated houses are packed up and sent off to Northern Irelands.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A New Export - Houses!'.

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire. GV Completed prefab. Pan away to convoy of lorries conveying other sections of prefabs. GV Lorry coming out of 'A W Hawksley' factory gages. CU Driver's cab showing driver and his mate. SV Half packed skeleton of house. CU Man packing skeleton. LV Elevated men covering skeleton with tarpaulin. LV Lorry and trailer leaving works.

    Preston, Lancashire. SV Lorry and trailers driving up ramp. SV From ship Lorry coming towards up ramp. SV Men walking alongside lorry and coming up ramp.

    Larne. Northern Ireland. LV Lorry leaving the 'Empire Cedric' at Larne. LV GV Prefab site. SV Man taking walls of house off trailer. CU Boxes of nuts and bolts. SV Men erecting wall of prefabricated house. LS Men erecting wall of house. CU Hand doing up nuts with spanner. SV Lorry leaving site. SV Driver alighting from cab. SV Two men carrying in electric cables. SV Men erecting roof. CU Man fitting lock to front door. SV Corner of kitchen showing sink unit. electric copper and gas stove. SV Bathroom. LV GV Exterior completed prefab. GV Lounge. Two men enter and walk towards. Ext view of prefabricated houses on building site.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.08
    Media URN:
    45933
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:29:00 / 01:14:01:00
    Canister:
    49/31

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