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INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURE

Industrial Structure (1920-1929)

Shots of unidentified metal structure.

WHEN TWO BECOME ONE

When Two Become One (1934)

A huge steel welding machine is shown in action.

THE SUPER SCOOP

The Super Scoop (1935)

Brief item about a massive machine used for scooping coal from the ground in...

BOTTLED LIGHTNING

Bottled Lightning (1928)

Electricity is produced in a electricity plant - giant electrical transformers...

ONE PIECE BUILDINGS!

One Piece Buildings! (1933)

Good shots of men at work using a new electric welder on a construction...

ASSEMBLING A MOTOR CYCLE IN TWENTY MINUTES!

Assembling A Motor Cycle In Twenty Minutes! (1925)

Two men rush to assemble a motorcycle in record...

LOGS

Logs (1929)

Timber being transported by water.

SUPER GLASS!

Super Glass! (1940)

Process of making glass for telescope mirrors.

FEMALE WOODCUTTERS issue title - CHORDS, CUES AND COSTERS

Female Woodcutters Issue Title - Chords, Cues And Costers (1936)

Female woodcutters at work.

CRICKET BATS

Cricket Bats (1939)

A short item showing the process of making of cricket bats.

LUMBER JACK aka SPLITTING PALINGS FROM TREES issue title -

Lumber Jack AKA Splitting Palings From Trees Issue Title - "Two's Company" (1941)

A Tasmanian...

JEWELLERY DESIGN

Jewellery Design (1953)

Palladium jewellery is made and modelled; it quivers and twinkles at the...

 INDUSTRIAL FAIR

Industrial Fair (1969)

Shots of people looking at exhibits at the Hanover Industrial Fair.

POLLUTION

Pollution (1970)

Various footage accentuating the pollution in England.

ARC WELDER

Arc Welder (1970)

Men are seen at work using welding equipment.

NORTHERN ENGLAND

Northern England (1970-1979)

Pan across the roofs of a northern industrial town.

INDUSTRIAL SCENES

Industrial Scenes (1930-1939)

Footage of various industrial scenes.

LAUNCHING OF A SHIP

Launching Of A Ship (1914-1918)

Launching of a big striped ship watched by crowds on shore.

STAFF GOING INTO GATE OF VARNISH FACTORY

Staff Going Into Gate Of Varnish Factory (1920-1929)

Workers go through door in brick wall as they enter...

BRITISH STANDARD OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

British Standard Of Industrial Design (1965)

Various tests in the laboratories of British Standard...

CANDLE MAKING

Candle Making (1970-1975)

Various shots showing the processes involved in making wax candles.

ROYAL MINT

Royal Mint (1956)

The minting of coins at the Royal Mint.

BED TESTERS

Bed Testers (1960)

A mattress is tested by rotating mechanical figures at a bed factory in Northampton.

PLATES BY THE THOUSAND

Plates By The Thousand (1961)

China plates are made at a factory (probably Wedgwood) in Barlaston,...

JACK STRAW COMES TO TOWN on sleeve as JACK STRAN COMES TO TOWN

Jack Straw Comes To Town On Sleeve As Jack Stran Comes To Town (1922)

Great film demonstrating...

QUEER JOBS

Queer Jobs (1934)

Railway employees with strange job titles are seen at work in Swindon.

SALT BY THE ACRE

Salt By The Acre (1934)

Good footage of the salt fields in Cagliari in Sardinia.

CARRIAGE MADE

Carriage Made (1936)

Informative item about how a railway carriage is made and assembled. Derby,...

GETTING THE NEEDLE

Getting The Needle (1937)

A look inside a sewing needle factory.

THE

The "Super" Laundress Of Today (1930)

New technology in action in a modern laundry.

DRAWING ROOM STEEL MANUFACTURE

Drawing Room Steel Manufacture (1928)

Footage of a foundry which produces steel - various processes...

DIZZY DIPS!

Dizzy Dips! (1933)

Man clambers around on a girder high above the ground - a scary stunt to those with a...

TINSTONE - HOW IT IS OBTAINED IN A CORNISH MINE

Tinstone - How It Is Obtained In A Cornish Mine (1933)

Good shots of processes involved in tin...

WHITE COAL - A FRENCH STUDY

White Coal - A French Study (1933)

Various shots of a large dam in France.

GIANTS OF THE RIVERSIDE

Giants Of The Riverside (1935)

Process of making iron is shown at huge industrial plant beside the...

STEEL MAKING

Steel Making (1937)

A look at the work of a big steel plant in Letchworth, near London.

MILAN INDUSTRIAL FAIR

Milan Industrial Fair (1953)

International industrial fair in Milan, Italy.

GEC FACTORY BUILDINGS

GEC Factory Buildings (1910-1929)

Footage of General Electric Company plant and surrounding area.

CANDLE MAKING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Candle Making Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

A candle making factory in...

NEWPORT CARNIVAL 1930

Newport Carnival 1930 (1930)

Various shots of the parade at the Carnival in Newport - lots of decorated...

NOTES ON MUSIC

Notes On Music (1936)

A look at the printing processes of sheet music.

THAT POWDER PUFF

That Powder Puff (1934)

Various processes involved in making powder puffs are demonstrated for the...

FACES

Faces (1933)

Shots of glass blowers at work - good C/Us of faces of men with cheeks puffed out.

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIES EXHIBITION aka MACHINE TOOLS EXHIBITION

European Industries Exhibition AKA Machine Tools Exhibition (1952)

Various machine tools on show...

TALLOWDIPS issue title DIPS INTO COMEDY

Tallowdips Issue Title Dips Into Comedy (1936)

Tallow-candles are made in a factory.

SALT HARVEST issue title - IS THAT SO

Salt Harvest Issue Title - Is That So (1941)

A look at the process of gathering sea salt. Australia....

SPLITTING HAIRS

Splitting Hairs (1949)

Razor blades are made and tested at factory in Glasgow, Scotland.

COKE MAKING

Coke Making (1948)

Coke production in Beckton works, London.

HAND MADE CHOCOLATES

Hand Made Chocolates (1953)

Excellent footage of chocolates being made by hand. London.

BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIR - FASHION

British Industries Fair - Fashion (1947)

Good footage of fashion and fabrics at the British...