• Short Summary

    American prefabricated houses erected across the country.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HOMES LIMITED".

    Various.

    Close up shot of a sign 'John Swait - Estate Agents - No Houses - No Flats - No Kidding'.

    Long shot of a mobile crane at work on Tottenham building site. Man is seen covering foundation for prefabricated house with pitch. Several shots of a Tottenham building site with foundations being laid. Various shots of the arrival and assembly sections used for prefabricated houses. Various shots of stages of erection of the houses. Long shot of finished prefabs.

    Various shots of German POW's digging a trench for the foundations of houses in Glasgow, Scotland.

    Close up shot of Ministry of Works sign on a Woolwich building site. Various shots of the erection of the sections of prefab houses at Woolwich.

    Electric oven being pushed into position inside a house. Kitchen displayed at Electric Exhibition in Manchester. Close up shot of food being placed into refrigerator. Close up shot of towel rails used in the modern kitchen.

    Various shots of the couple assembling 'Ikea style' furniture made in Sweden. A nice shot of a fully furnished room.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1157.16
    Media URN:
    40061
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:07:00 / 01:47:52:00
    Canister:
    45/54

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