• Short Summary

    The Ideal Homes Exhibition gives a glimpse of gadgets that will make life easier in the future.

  • Description

    London.

    A look at labour saving gadgets of the future for use around the home. We see a Japanese lady standing by a waterwheel, move to girls sat around in bathing costumes having a barbecue. We see a display of plastic trees with water cascading down them and various shots of flowers, one woman waters a hanging basket. Another woman goes into one of the homes and shows off the central heating controls as well as new lighting systems.

    Other new gadgets include a solar controlled venetian blind, safety rings to hold pans on top of the stove, a sewing machine which embroiders and an automatic iron. We also see a woman loading a dishwasher with plates and filing her nails as she waits for it to wash.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    273.07
    Media URN:
    3481
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:44:00 / 01:41:25:00
    Canister:
    CP 485

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