• Short Summary

    Prefabricated buildings are demonstrated on a site in Manchester.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Manchester. A Building An Hour!"

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    GV pack units on four lorries arriving on site with factory made prefabricated buildings. LV representatives from various building trades about to watch demonstration. LV lorries loaded with pack units. LV showing concrete blocks which are the buildings foundations. GV crane lowering one of the pack units comprising of roof section and end walls and floors. SV lowering roof section etc., onto concrete blocks, SV men watching. SV crane raising unit and showing the walls unfolding outwards on rollers to vertical position. LV Ditto, SV pan men working on section of building. SV representatives watching. SV another section of building with walls unfolding outwards on rollers. SV wall being slotted into floor.

    Start of stop motion. Sequence. GV buildings being erected. SV interior workmen jumping on table and fixing plank of wood to ceiling. SV pan another workman rushing into building carrying timber. SV workmen hammering timber plank to ceiling. CU Ditto. LV from inside showing another section being erected. CU Ditto. SV man entering building carrying timber. End of stop. motion sequence.

    GV completed buildings. LV inside showing length of floor space. SV exterior completed buildings. CU crane driver pan down to hand pushing lever.

    Quick stop motion sequence of complete buildings being erected. SV buildings representatives watching. Quick stop motion sequence of complete buildings being dismantled.

    Cataloguer's Note: Use this version rather than the Neg version - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:23:00 / 01:36:12:00

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