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  • Short Summary

    Following pre fabs from the factory at Gloucester to Belfast where they are assembled.

  • Description

    Gloucester, Preston, Larne, Belfast.

    M.S. Elevated Workmen placing tarpaulin over pre-fab assembled on lorry. M.S. Workmen building prefab in factory. SCU. Workman, Placing various parts of house in position on lorry. MS. Workmen putting side of house up in factory and pulling rope over. LS. Completed house in factory on the lorry (A W Hawksley on the side of the lorry). LS. Skeleton of the house in the factory. MS. Workmen placing ovens on bench. MS. Workmen assembling side of house in factory. MS. Elevated-Foreman checking sheets. MS. Men lifting oven on to lorry. CU. Workmen placing various small items in the house which is on lorry. MS. Men placing tarpaulin over lorry and prefab MS. Men throwing rope over lorry. SCU. Men tying rope. SCU. Men throwing rope over the lorry. CU. Men tying rope over lorry. Pan down. CU. Driver gets into cab of lorry. LS. Elevated lorry coming off the 'Empire Cedric' at Larne. LS. Lorries leaving factory at Gloucester. MS. Lorries arriving at Preston Docks. MS. Lorries at factory at Gloucester and moving off. LS. Lorries travelling on road at Larne. MS. Travel-lorry on way to docks at Preston. SCU. Wheels of lorry on the way to Preston. LS. Travel lorry on way to Preston. MS. Lorries on way to Preston docks. (Two shots) MS. Notice 'Preston Docks' Pan away to Lorries arriving. MS. Lorries arriving at docks. LS. Bows of converted landing craft tank at jetty C.U. Name 'Empire Cedric' M.S. Trailer being pushed on ton 'Empire Cedric' by cab of the Lorry. M.S. Elevated lorries coming off 'Empire Cedric at Larne. M.S. Bows of the 'Empire Cedric' closing. L.S. Preston docks as the 'Empire Cedric' leaves. M.S. Wake. Pan up to the horizon M.S. Bridge, showing Cox'n and Officer. C.U. Captain on the bridge. M.S. 'Empire Cedric' arrives at Larne. L.S. Preston docks as the 'Empire Cedric' leaves. M.S. Deck of the 'Empire Cedric' at Larne. M.S. Seamen throwing over ropes to secure ship at Larne. M.S. Travel-lorry leaving 'Empire Cedric' at Larne on the way to Belfast. Lorries assembled in convoy at Larne. L.S. Lorries coming out of the 'Empire Cedric' L.S. Elevated - lorries leaving Larne on the way to Belfast. M.S. Lorries assembled at Larne. L.S. Lorries on the way to Belfast (Two shots.) M.S. Drivers alighting from cab at building site at Belfast. S.C.U. Men putting prefab up. C.U. Man using tool to lay foundation. C.U. Man fitting parts of the structure together M.S. Men putting up sides of prefab. L.S. Man putting up sides of the prefab. M.S. Men putting sides of house up. M.S. taking Bath in. M.S. Getting into position. S.C.U. Men taking modern stove to the prefab. M.S. Side of prefab. M.S. Men putting roof on. M.S. Men putting roof on. M.S. Men putting roof on. M.S. Men putting roof on. S.C.U. Men taking cooking stove into the prefab. M.S. Bathroom. S.C.U. Man putting finishing touches to look on the front door. L.S. Completed Pre-fab.

    (Mute. Neg.) (Selected Scenes 49/31.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:51:00 / 01:34:47:00
    UN 2108 I

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