• Short Summary

    A Californian house is equipped with lots of modern push button devices to make life easier.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Full title reads: "Modern Living: Pushbutton Paradise"

    San Rafaal, California, United States of America (USA). All Electric House.

    MS Moving shot of car travelling towards garage. Driver presses button on dashboard of car and garage doors, automatically open.

    CU Door sliding back revealing woman at work in kitchen.

    CU Man setting junction box on wall below switches. CU Hands operating switches.

    CU Meter.

    CU Electric can opener in action. Lid is held by magnet. CU Magnet holds severed lid to stop it falling into can.

    MS Woman filling saucepan with water from push button operated water pipe.

    CU Woman filling saucepan with water from push button operated water pipe.

    MS 2 women sitting in drawing room. One gets up. CU She presses button on wall.

    CU Vacuum travelling along floor.

    MS The 2 women mounting staircase while vacuum moves along floor towards cupboard.

    MS Two women in bedroom. One woman pushes button to move beds close together.

    SV Beds closing together. CU Meter.

    Possibly connected with 49/26 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:10:00
    UNSO Reel 053 A

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