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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of large scale washouse for use of local residents.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Bethnal Green, London.

    Good shots of large scale washouse for use of local residents. Lots of old fashioned boilers and bubbling soapy water. A man keeps checking on the large washing machines. VS of women doing their laundry in the wash house. Lots of shots of machinery working the washing machines. VS of women doing their ironing in communal area. More shots of bubbling washers. Woman washes her whites in very hot water. MS of woman using scrubbing brush and washer board to clean shirts. Women using electric mangles to press water out of washing. Shots of drying racks and general laundry area. CU street sign 'Ramsey Street' Pan across blocks of flats and housing development. Exterior of Wash House.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3290.07
    Media URN:
    91195
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1971
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:23:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:45:00 / 01:52:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 4561 A

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