• Short Summary

    Painters are attempting a speed record to paint a house for a disabled soldier in USA.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "96 Men Paint Vet's House In 2 1/2 Minutes". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). Painters are attempting a speed record to paint a house for a disabled soldier.

    LV GV Painters lined up outside house. CU Paint being poured from can to pot. SV Painters line up to get paint. SV Robert Hoelzle (a disabled ex-serviceman) being wheeled into position to watch painters. CU Hoelzle and Fiancee. SV Painters on scaffold. Starters hand in foreground holding revolver. Pistol fires and men turn to commence work.

    CU Clock showing exactly 12 o'clock. LV Painters painting house. Pan. SV Angle shot painters painting house. CU Clock showing 12 minutes 5 secs. MV Painters at work. SV People waving.

    LV Painters finish work and leave scaffolds. SV Painters walking past and shaking hands with Hoelzle. LV GV Hoelzle and fiancee surrounded by painters.

    Possibly connected with 49/36 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:18:00 / 01:48:10:00
    UNSO Reel 056 H

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