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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of factory workers eating and playing sports at General Electric Company.

  • Description

    General Electric Company factory - social activity

    Location of events unknown.

    Inside office workers' dining room. Pan across room; all tables filled; men & women eating lunch; waitresses in maid's uniforms hurry past; sign on wall promoting 'Works Dance'.

    GEC provides various sports facilities for employees: young men playing cricket; young men & women play tennis; football team poses; then scenes from match as others watch; pan on crowd of mostly boys beside football field; cheering. In all these sports scenes; factory buildings. sometimes show faintly through fog in BG.

    Next; guys digging w/spades - looks as if they have a garden behind the factory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2458.04
    Media URN:
    77117
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:46:00 / 01:14:26:00
    Canister:
    ON 396 D

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