• Short Summary

    American newsreel item showing new inventions on show at home furnishings exhibition.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Chicago holds its annual home furnishings show, United States of America (USA).

    High angle shot of Chicago, showing the huge Merchandise Mart building. Various shots taken at the exhibition, including shots of new inventions such as an oven that can be operated by telephone, a dishwasher powered by high frequency sound waves and electricity that can be generated by the flame of a cigarette lighter. Panning shot along exhibits to show modern type lounge.

    Date on dope sheet is 09/01/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3004.27
    Media URN:
    85953
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:00:00 / 01:49:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3447 H

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