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Houses in Jigtime

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Alternate Titles: 
Moncton Housing
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Houses in Jig Time
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Length (feet): 
520 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, digibeta, VHS.
"An account of the jig-assembly and on-site fabrication system used in the city of Moncton, New Brunswick. The system established a new building record - 100 houses erected in only 66 working days."


Educational Film Guide, compiled by Dorothy E. Cook and Katharine M. Holden (New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1948).
"Moncton, New Brunswick has shown Canadians the way in streamlining building methods to the requirements of present day housing needs. Film shows system of jig assembly and on-site fabrication which established a building record recently."