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  • Short Summary

    Converting old railway carriages into houses to overcome house shortages.

  • Description

    SLOUGH. (Bucks) S. An engineering firm at Slough are converting railway carriages into houses to accommodate their staff.

    Charlie Coatsworth, Works postman brings him letter.

    With G. B. Treglown, the Personnel Manager. They leave works to see railway carriage house.

    Entering the site.

    Passing rows of carriages.

    Shots of the two men looking through the window of a carriage.

    Coming out of carriage.
    Interior engineering workshop, SLOUGH.Workman at lathe is given a letter.

    Mr Coatsworth thanking Treglown for getting him a house.

    Close up of Mr Coatsworth.

    The two men walk through factory grounds.

    Various shots of train coaches as they pass.They enter train coach ,various shots.

    LS. MS. Of train coaches pan to man laying water pipes.

    Long shot of coaches.

    Inside the coaches;

    Living room, showing electric fire, chair and bookshelf.

    Various shots inside living room.

    Shot of kitchen stove.

    Shot of kitchen sink.

    Shot of dining room cupboards.

    Two shots inside single room.

    Shot of passage to double room. Shot of double bed. Shot of chest of drawers.

    Shot of lampshade, pan to bed.Shots of furniture and lamps.

    SLOUGH HOUSING. Mute neg.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:25:00 / 01:35:36:00
    UN 1903 B

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