• Short Summary

    A Government Official film encouraging school-leavers to learn skills for the building trade

  • Description

    Title reads: "Government Official Film" - Short trailer film

    BUILDING SCOTLAND'S NEW HOUSES

    Titles: '50000' 'Slums'. Voice-over: '50000 new homes each year is the governments after war plan for Scotland...' Semi demolished building. Young couple looking a sign with houses to let. WS Pan across city panorama. WS Suburban street. Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) building a wall. Voice-over 'He is doing his best, but he needs your help'. Three teenage boys look into camera. Various scenes inside the new classes for teaching school-leavers between the ages of 14 and 15, skills for the building trade: A sign saying pre-vocational classes, teachers, students learning woodwork and brick laying skills etc. CU An architectural plan is unfolded. Family at home with teenage boy. Super 'Now'.

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 43/89.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2911.16
    Media URN:
    84041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:54:00 / 01:48:13:00
    Canister:
    43/89 (TRAILERS)

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