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  • Short Summary

    Modern architecture which makes use of available light contrasted with dingy tenement buildings.

  • Description

    Intertitle about the blessing of sunlight and the healthy open countryside. Landscape - panning shot showing farm and fields.

    Intertitle reads: "In Germany, giant buildings are being erected to utilise to the full, light and air." L/S of a large municipal building. Various views of the modern structure. "The old streets and narrow turnings of bygone days may be picturesque, but sunlight and air had a tough struggle to find a footing." Low angle shot of a dark alley between tenement buildings. Various shots of dark built up areas.

    "Today, these Temples of light and air are taking shape in modern, farseeing communities. High angle shot of lot of modern buildings - probably offices - in front of the building seen earlier. Various shots showing details of the buildings.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 627.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    896.14
    Media URN:
    15223
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:32:00 / 01:36:16:00
    Canister:
    EP 147

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