• Short Summary

    Footage of large doll's house designed to look like Tudor manor in Chailey, Sussex.

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    Doll's house model in Chailey, Sussex.

    C/U Door of period doll's house (designed like a Tudor manor), pan up tower. M/S Girls clustered round house. M/S House, teacher taking part of wall away, girls look inside. M/S Girls looking inside. C/U Inside house - main hall and staircase with doll sitting on bottom stair, pan up to first floor. C/U Children, teacher takes part of roof away. C/U Group of children's faces looking in. M/S Girl walks into frame, takes piece of furniture out of box and starts to put in position in house. C/U Girl putting tiger-skin rug in front of fireplace and hassock on top of rug. She takes settee out. C/U Girl. C/U Puts settee into back of room.

    C/U Trap door in floor opens revealing doll inside. C/U Teacher pulling string through side of chimney. C/U Teacher pulling string through side of chimney, man comes out of trap door and teacher lifts him out. M/S Girl selects piece of furniture and walks out of picture. C/U Girls in front of house looking in. C/U Room, girl in foreground puts chair in position. C/U Kitchen, girl puts chair behind table, moves doll (maid) from one room to another. M/S Bedroom, girl puts doll in bed, covers her and arranges chair and table. C/U Bedroom, pan down to another room. M/S Doll's house.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:02:23:00
    NP 315

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