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  • Short Summary

    Short film promoting gas central heating in private residences.

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    Several shots of heavily snowed down street. People shovelling snow, cars covered in snow, etc. Woman in bed with thermometer in mouth. Close up shots of brochures promoting central heating. Pit head with shaft wheel. Miners going on shift. Exterior of a house. Man and wife in front of coal fire. CU. Fire and hand controlling damper, fire goes down. BCU. Coal on fire. Radiator in lounge. Hand turns radiator knob. North sea gas rig. CU. Flame. GV. Pipe laying ship. Pipe laying ship dropping pipe into sea, & CU. GV. Bungalow equipped with gas heating. Interior of a lounge. SV. Air vent in wall. CU. Air vent and hand adjusting it. Man walks into boiler room. CU. Controls of gas boiler. GV. Bedroom. CU. Warm air vent. Pan across bathroom. CU. Vent. GV. Tanker at sea. GV. Esso lorry at house. CU. Pan, man pulls hose from lorry to house. CU. Connecting to tank. SV. Man turns on delivery. CU. Hose. CU. Gauge. GV. Pan, man takes hose to lorry. GV. Interior of a power station. CU. Turbines. GV. House with electric heating. Man in modern kitchen walks to warm air vent. CU. Hand controls vent. GV. Cabinet containing electric central heating. CU. Controls for fan. CU. Electric meters. CU. Motor driving fan. GV. Lounge. Exterior long shot of the houses.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/12/1966.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:34:00 / 02:03:28:00
    UN 4240 F

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