• Short Summary

    A floating block of flats called a Botel houses Italian workers in Ijmuiden, Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Flats afloat for workers.

    Europe's first floating block of flats, a Botel, is built for Italian workers in Ijmuiden, Holland.

    L/S pan shipyard where the 'Botel' was built. L/S and M/S of the Botel as it is towed away from dock. L/S of tug. M/S as it moves out into mid river. M/S of the Botel, pan down. M/S as it travels up North Sea Canal. L/S big boat passing. M/S corner of Botel. M/S as it comes under bridge.

    M/S the blast furnaces at Ijmuiden, pan to the 'Arosa Sun', an old mail boat where they are currently living, it is moored by the furnaces. Various shots workers playing cards, sat at bar etc. M/S as the Botel arrives alongside the 'Arosa Sun'. L/S looking from one of the rooms in the Botel. M/S pan round one of the rooms showing wardrobes and two beds. M/S Dining Hall. L/S of the kitchen. Exterior L/S Botel. L/S of it alongside the 'Arosa Sun'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1814.29
    Media URN:
    55569
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:15:00 / 01:57:42:00
    Canister:
    65/68

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