• Short Summary

    As builders go on strike in London, guardsmen build accommodation for homeless in Windsor.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GUARDSMEN BUILD WHILE BUILDERS MARCH".

    Windsor, Berkshire & London.

    Various shots of the guardsmen building Nissen home. Close up shots of bricks being laid. Soldiers tarring top of house. Soldiers plastering the interior of a Nissen home.

    Interiors of bedroom, kitchenette and drawing room. The finished house.

    Close up shot of a poster saying 'Housing is London's No. 1 Priority'. Builders on strike, demonstrating and marching in London.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    Amendment March 2015: A visitor to the site has written with further information. The film is Grenadier Guards, who were stationed at Victoria barracks. The work was being done to address the housing crisis and train soldiers in building work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1167.06
    Media URN:
    40316
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1945
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:35:00 / 01:15:26:00
    Canister:
    45/90

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