• Short Summary

    Item showing prefabricated house being constructed in less than an hour.

  • Description

    Baldock, Hertfordshire.

    L/S of lorry delivering prefabricated house (aka Prefab). M/S of man putting rollers into position. L/S of house being lifted from lorry. Various shots of men shifting house into position. C/U of two sections closing. C/U of man adjusting gutter. C/U of man placing felt between sections. L/S of men adjusting another section. C/U of man covering felt. C/U of man burnishing pipes. C/U of man fixing chimney to roof. M/S of finished house, a workman sweeping doorstep. According to narrator it only took 35 minutes to construct.

    Note: see paperwork for newspaper and magazine articles about stories in NP 189.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1243.07
    Media URN:
    34032
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:25:00 / 01:13:38:00
    Canister:
    NP 189

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