• Short Summary

    Block of high-rise flats assembled in 18 weeks in Manchester.

  • Description

    Title reads: "FLATS IN QUICK TIME".

    Manchester.

    M/S old derelict terrace houses, pan to the new block of high-rise flats. L/S new block of flats - they have been assembled in just 18 weeks. Panning shot down the new flats. C/U sign above entrance to flats: "Hornchurch Court". M/S Mayor (Alderman Dr. William Chadwick) and Mayoress of Manchester arriving at new flats.

    Various shots lounge and dining room in show flat. M/S man sitting on couch; he gets up and walks over to the heating ducts. C/U man switching off the heat from the ducts. M/S Mayor and Mayoress looking around the lounge. M/S man showing windows that swing right round for easy cleaning, they are also double glazed. M/S kitchen. M/S mayor switching on gas oven. Various shots second bedroom. C/U Mayor and Mayoress looking out of window.

    M/S communal laundry in the basement. C/U woman looking into spin dryer. M/S woman walks over to washing machine. C/U woman looking in washing machine. M/S block of flats.

    Note: press release and newspaper cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1802.09
    Media URN:
    55393
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:47:00 / 01:12:12:00
    Canister:
    65/40

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