Classroom Film - Books 1940-1949

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    Title reads: "British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film - Books".

    Processes involved in making books. Feeding paper into a machine, printing pages, folding and sorting the pages. Intertitle reads: "The printed sheets are folded and sorted". Pages are cut. A woman sorts the pages into bundles then feeds folded pages on to a binding machine. Books are bound then cut to shape.

    Intertitle reads: "Lining and Backing". Lining and Backing processes are then illustrated. Glue pasted on . Books fed into machine which sticks them. Man sticks on extra layer to spines by hand.

    Intertitle reads: "The binding case is now made". Making the binding case. Binding fixed to book.

    Intertitle reads: "The book and binding are joined". Books are then stacked in a very large pile on a pallet. They are then moved and compressed by large press. Woman puts dust covers on by hand.

    We see finished books: Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky and The Little Prince.

    Title: "The End - a Pathe-B.I.F. Film".

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    British Pathé
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    1940 - 1949
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    Black & White
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    01:05:59:00 / 01:12:27:00
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