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  • Short Summary

    Americans building new houses to solve the acute housing problem.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Several shots of the new blocks of houses on an open site at San Francisco. LS. Various shots of workers constructing houses. More shots of the houses being built, some are the individual American small town type houses, some small buildings, all for sale.

    LS. Elevated view of New York's Stuyvesant town being built by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. LS. A typical street scene in New York, with traffic and skyscrapers. Angle shot of a skyscraper, taken from the ground and looking up. Various shots of the houses being built at building site. CU. A young couple sitting, reading newspaper. CU. Back view of couple looking at paper - houses for sale. Several shots of the houses for sale. Several shots of a young couple in their house, they are sitting in front of a fireplace in their new living room, they hug.

    Note - date found in the old file 27/02/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2136.12
    Media URN:
    63795
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:30:00 / 01:40:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 1645 B

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