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    Unissued / unused material.

    Duplicates of Pathe Gazette newsreel items.

    Title reads: "Getting Knowledge first hand! The Home Secretary - in charge of new 'Factories Bill' - makes three-day tour of Lancashire factories, studying working conditions".

    Burnley, Lancashire. Smiling factory girls, wearing black aprons, chat to the Home Secretary, Sir W. Joynson-Hicks, and others, outside a factory. C/U's of the girl and ministers laughing and joking. Some girls look shy on camera. Item from 1927, originally in G 1445.

    Title reads: "The tide is turning! More orders - busier looms and more employment in Lancashire is always first and sure sign of returning prosperity to our country so let's tell the world!!"

    Preston, Lancashire. Good shots of busy textile mill. Lots of women working at spinning machines and looms. Item from 1931, originally from 31/96.

    Low angled shot ship on slipway.

    Title reads: "The end of the Music Hall's oldest joke! Wigan Pier - there really was a pier! and it's 50 years old!! demolished".

    Wigan, Lancashire. Various shots of workmen on the river banks demolishing the pier with various winches and lowering the parts onto a waiting barge. Good L/S of 'WIGAN PIER FILLING STATION'. Item from 1930, originally in G 1674.

    Title reads: "Lacrosse - The English Rovers prove strong for the Pioneers at Rathmines".

    Brief shot women's Lacrosse team. For full item please see record in G 1674.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1927 - 1930
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:43:00 / 01:19:09:00
    UN 4665 I
    Sort Number:
    UN 4665 I
  • Appears in...

    BBC Bitesize burnley Women Garment Workers
  • Stills

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

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