• Short Summary

    Item informing people what can be achieved ins the space of one hour.

  • Description

    Note: Film contains a lot of library footage and so is from various locations.

    Film about how much work can be done in one hour of time. C/U Clock at 1.00 pan down to the pendulum swinging. C/U Man in deck chair. M/S Girl typing.

    C/U Watch at 2.00 o'clock. Various shots of bread potatoes, chips, tea, beer, cigarettes, all with titles over stating how much of each article is consumed in one hour. Titles overlaid on scenes of ships and tanks etc. stating the hourly expenditure on defence, also the distance warplanes can travel in one hour.

    Various quick cut stunt shots showing how many things can be done in one hour. M/S Woman at dressing table making up. The commentator concludes that ".. a lot can happen in one hour."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1282.26
    Media URN:
    42790
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:30:00 / 01:46:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 195

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