A musical celebration of British innovations within a typical home.




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A musical celebration of British innovations within a typical home.

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Documentary | Short





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22 March 2010 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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26 July 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This 15-minute short subject (was it shown in cinemas?) starts off with a narrator, who informs us that good design speaks for itself. As such, the rest of the film has no narration and instead is accompanied by pleasantly dated music. This continues until the closing credits, with the narrator speaking the names of all those credited with the production of this film.

The short itself consists of various scenes and shots of 1960s design, including household products, outdoor products, office equipment, manufacturing equipment, cars, buildings, etc etc. The "plot" is that we are supposedly seeing the products seen during the day by a particular person, from the time he wakes up to the time he goes to sleep.

This film is retro in the best way possible. It has old style phones, reel-to-reel tapes, a Jaguar E-Type, a record player, and lots of other retro products. Nearly every product has very mid-1960s styling. Most of the shots are pretty short, lasting for a few seconds before moving on to the next product or device, allowing for a montage-like effect.


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