Birmingham - Bif Opens Aka British Industries… 1953

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    Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. THE BIF (British Industries Fair) - showing off British Industrial know how.

    GV. Pan, exterior exhibition (first 7' for superimposed title.) SV. Motorised wheelbarrow revolving on circuit & CU. Pan LV. Tractors. Sv. Giant tipper in operation. SCU. Hydraulic jack operating on tipper, pan up. Angle shot, man climbing mast on top of pyramid of aluminium ladders. & LV. pan down to more ladders. SV. Woman starting Tom Thumb powerstation. CU. Tom Thumb power station (a small generator) being picked up and carried to two women. SV. Women walking towards with Tom Thumb power station. LV. Scraper and tractor, digs and carries Twenty tons, cost £10,000. CU. Man standing on giant tyre of scraper SV. Freight lifter, able to carry 8 tons pan to freight on forks. MV. Freight lifter with arm extended carrying large box.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene 'A')

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    28359
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    74.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:19:00 / 01:51:31:00
    Canister:
    53/31
    Sort Number:
    53/031
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    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
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