• Short Summary

    Residents of Ingrave Housing Estate at Brentwood create their own bungalows.

  • Description


    GV. Ingrave Housing Estate at Brentwood where the new bungalows are being built (this is the title scene). LV. Chalet type bungalows, & GV. GV. Semi-detached bungalows. GV. Interior of one of the bungalows. Mrs Mayle hanging wallpaper and her daughter Christine pasting it. CU. Christine pasting the wallpaper. CU. Mrs Mayle hanging the wallpaper on the wall and brushing it out & CU. LV. Mrs Fage painting the outside of the porch of her bungalow & SV. GV. The husbands, now home from work, setting to work to finish the building. They are using a cement mixer. SV. Men shovelling cement and gravel into the mixer. CU. Mr Mckenzie draughtsman, shovelling. Mr Dennis Kelly, Secretary and Chairman of the Organisation, shovelling. SV. One man wheeling away a barrow full of cement. Another man brings a wheelbarrow up to the mixer and more cement is poured into it. LV. Man wheels the barrow into picture, two men are laying curb stones in the background. CU. Curb stone being placed into position. LV. Men building a wall in the foreground. Mr Bull lays a brick on the wall. SV. Mr Lilley laying brick and tapping it into position. These men are both engineers. GV. Completed bungalows in the background. In the foreground the men are building a wall around them. SV. Interior shot, camera pans as Mrs Kelly walks across the kitchen to the serving hatch to give her husband a cup of tea. He comes to the hatch to receive it. GV. Mr Kelly walks across the lounge and sits down with his tea. His daughter Jane is ironing with a toy iron. CU. Jane ironing. GV. Camera pans as Mr Kelly gets up from his chair, crosses over to the fireplace and picks up his pipe from the mantle shelf. CU. Mr Kelly lights his pipe. GV. Looking through the lounge windows showing the wood at the back of the garden. GV. Looking down on the Ingrave Housing Estate.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene E)

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. This is not the Ingrave housing estate. This is "The Meadows" housing estate. Ingrave, Essex.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:30:00 / 01:25:09:00

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