• Short Summary

    Footage of Mr Shaw at work on his model railway set, London.

  • Description

    Model Railway. London.

    M/S Woman (Mrs Shaw) working at lathe, she stops it and undoes the chuck, she removes a model engine set of wheels which she has been turning. M/S Woman walking out of the room. M/S Man (Fleetwood Shaw) sitting at desk in another room, woman walks in and hands him the wheel. C/U Taking the wheels in his hands, and placing them on the engine he is making. C/U His face as he works. M/S He places the engine on the track at the back of the desk. C/U He places the engine on the track at the back of the desk, then engine moves forwards and then backwards.

    M/S Man removes it from the track and walks out of the room. M/S Man walking upstairs. M/S Walking into attic where large amount of railway lines are set out, he goes to place the newly made engine on the track. M/S He walks back to the controls. C/U Engine starts to move in reverse. M/S Man watches it as it reverses to a line of trucks and connects up with them. It begins to draw the trucks away in a foreword direction. C/U Express train passing camera. C/U Man adjusting more controls. C/U Good train moving off. M/S Two goods trains passing on a bend on the track with signal box and painted scenery in the background.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, Hobbies.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:59:00 / 01:21:20:00
    NP 454

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