• Short Summary

    The LCC build new prefabricated homes in Bethnal Green.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Style Buildings".

    Florida Street, Bethnal Green, London.

    GV the site where the prefabs will be erected. GV Lorry backing onto the site carrying half of one of the prefabs. GV crane. GV The half of the prefab which is being lifted from the lorry. SV As it is lowered onto the site. SV Crowd watching. SV The section being put in place. CU Man with spirit level up against the building. GV As the second half of the prefabricated house is being lifted from the lorry. SV The section being manoeuvred into position. CU Mr Peter Nicoll the LCC (London County Council) Development Architect Designer as he watches proceedings. CU Mr Nicoll as he looks at his watch. SV The second section being put into place. SV Ditto. SV Int. As a workman makes sure that the doors of the two halves are in line. CU Ditto. SV The completed building. SV Pan. Int. of one of the rooms. CU Kitchen sink. GV Pan. From more sections arriving to the completed home.

    Cataloguer's Note: The voice over tells us that the homes are made from plastic covered asbestos - sounds lovely - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:19:00 / 01:01:12:00

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