Barrel Making And Cooper Initiating 1949

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    Various very good shots of the process of beer-barrel making and Coopering includes workmen planing pieces of oak, assembling the barrel with staves and softening timber over fire. M/Ss of apprentice Arthur Harding being lifted into newly made barrel by his work mates for his initiation as a journeyman cooper. Men his the side of the barrel with hammers, they smile and laugh. A man drops oak shavings inside the barrel followed a bucket of water. Several shots of the workmen rolling barrel round the workshop. M/Ss of Arthur being tossed in the air by his work mates.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34261
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1267.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:19:00 / 01:07:39:00
    Canister:
    NP 250
    Sort Number:
    NP 250
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