• Short Summary

    Modern house on display - glass walls and latest gadgets.

  • Description

    Blackheath, London.

    GV. Camera pans down showing front of the modern house, husband and wife sitting in chairs in the garden. SV. Husband and wife sitting in chairs. SV. Interior of house, husband comes down stairs and switches on the heating and reaches up to the thermostat. CU. He regulates the thermostat. SV. He then walks across to regulate the heater. CU. Husband turning control knob on the heater. SV. The husband sitting at desk, writing in the study. As husband walks around, modern furniture and newest gadgets are seen - gramophone, radio, etc. Camera pans across to show the wife watering plants in the patio which is divided from the study by glass panelling. SV. The wife walks in to the main bedroom and starts to make the bed. SV. Showing the child's bedroom. GV. Camera pans from the child's bedroom to the spare room next to it with a modern bed. GV. The wife in the dining room, she is closing a door in the glass panelling which separates the patio from the dining room. There is a modern mural of the Palace Pier at Brighton on the facing wall. The wife walks out of the dining room to go into kitchen. SV. Wife in kitchen mixing something in frying pan, husband walks in and crosses to sink to wash hands. GV. Looking through glass panelling in the reception room, we see the wife walking towards with pot of coffee in hand. SV. She walks in front of camera. Kitchen is seen in background and to the left, near the camera, a modern piano. SV. The wife sits down on settee beside husband and pours coffee while he switches on modern gramophone which is next to the settee. SCU. Husband switching on gramophone. GV. Wife sitting at piano in the reception room playing, husband in background sitting on settee. We can look right down this room and see the garden in front of the house because front of reception room is mostly in glass.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    647.17
    Media URN:
    32705
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:11:00 / 01:28:23:00
    Canister:
    57/45

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