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  • Short Summary

    Footage of General Electric Company plant and surrounding area.

  • Description

    GEC Factory Buildings.

    General Electric Company plant - location of events unknown.

    Pan across open field w/ nothing in it. Finally a few trees; then building w/ tower silhouetted in BG. Series of establishing shots; of various buildings. Rows of identical buildings - company houses? Then long 3-story buildings; & a large institutional looking building. Finally smokestacks etc.; sign in BG GEC. Closer view panning on the 3 story warehouse; GEC Company Stores on side. Also closer view of large bldg. w/ many tall arched windows; name of company on too.

    More fairly close shots panning on GEC Steel Conduit Works; GEC Power House and Test House; GEC Foundry. 2-storey middle class residential house w/ small garden; tree in front; pan right; looks like similar house next door w/ yard between. Back to the plant; man hurries past long low building. Another shot of houses; from across street; showing row of identical houses - company houses? Much more footage of GEC follows; showing interiors & workers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2458.01
    Media URN:
    77114
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 396 A

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