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    Gold beating.

    London.

    Various shots as gold ingots are pressed out into long ribbons through a machine. They are taken away to be beaten. M/S men with hammers. Squares are placed between layers of vellum and beaten. M/S of marble blocks which absorb the blows. M/S as they check the thickness of the leaf. M/S of a group of girls at a table. C/U as they the leaf with sharpened reeds and put it between pieces of tissue paper.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34244
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1265.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:01:00 / 01:35:54:00
    Canister:
    NP 232
    Sort Number:
    NP 232
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  • Stills

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

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