• Short Summary

    Housewives shopping at London's first supermarket.

  • Description

    Self-service shop in London.

    Various shots of housewives filling wire baskets with pre-packed food from counters - they are shopping at London's first supermarkets. The women take their full baskets to checkout counters. C/U shop assistant cutting points from ration book to pay for food. According to narrator this supermarket is actually within the food department of a larger store.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.37
    Media URN:
    34182
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:11:00 / 01:58:07:00
    Canister:
    NP 221

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