• Short Summary

    A house in Italy rotates on rails to catch all the sun's rays at any time of the day.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Following the Sun.

    Italy.

    M/S of a diagram showing house designed to catch all the sun's rays. L/S of the big round house, it rests on 15 trolleys that run on rails. Various shots of the cogs and wheels, the house can rotate to face the sun. Various shots of the mechanisms underneath, two longs shots of the house from the same camera position to show it has moved. M/S of spiral staircase. Various shots of the interior which looks like a normal house. Various shots of the exterior.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1128.25
    Media URN:
    39270
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:18:00 / 01:53:12:00
    Canister:
    PT 306

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