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  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    Library shots of the pit head working of a coal mine. M/S of an inventor from Sheffield with the model of a pit on which he demonstrates his mining safety device that stops a lift cage from falling if the cable should break. The lift cable is cut but the cage is held secure. (Location of events not specified - could be Sheffield?)

    In Venice, Italy, we see a brief shot of St Mark's Square, then several shots of women taking part in competitions for speed typing, making and painting pottery, machine sewing and embroidery. Commentator says a diploma won at one of these contests is a passport to a good job. The women wear dark uniforms. M/Ss of the girls modelling dresses they have made in the dressmaking contest.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41527
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1200.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:18:00 / 01:52:50:00
    Canister:
    PT 526
    Sort Number:
    PT 526
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Telegrams
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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