• Short Summary

    A conveyor belt is used to help speed up shopping.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Shopping Cue: Assembly Line Ends Shopping Queue". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Rahway, New Jersey, United States of America (USA).

    Long shot of grocery Store. Long shot of the interior showing conveyor belt. Customer being issued with stamping pencil with numbers. Customers choosing goods. Close up shot of customer stamping number on tin of peaches. Top shot of woman putting can on conveyor belt. Top shot, junction of conveyor belts. Close up shot of goods being taken off conveyor belt. Top shot of assistants sorting out goods. Pan with assistant putting goods in baskets. Top shot customer handing pencil to assistant and receiving basket of goods.

    Possibly connected with 48/102 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 41/42.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.46
    Media URN:
    59809
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:08:00 / 01:52:02:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 041 O

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