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    Lavant, West Sussex.

    Various shots of wooden toys being manufactured at Good-Wood Toys Ltd.; small wooden toys are rolled about in wooden drums to make their edges smooth; a woman factory worker fits pieces together to make a toy plane or helicopter; similar toys are seen on a conveyor belt. Several shots show 86-year-old Walter Lines working on a design for a new toy factory at his drawing board and sitting at his desk to examine new finished toys.

    Walter is seen playing with various wooden toys with some of his grandchildren in a kind of toy showroom; a boy clambers over a wooden climbing frame. A woman is also seen with the children, she could be Walter's daughter, Henrietta Lines BSC, who was in charge of this factory and Lady Chairman of Hamley's toy store.

    Note: there is correspondence and cameraman's notes on file. Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4349
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    429.11
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:28:00 / 01:26:38:00
    Canister:
    CP 698
    Sort Number:
    CP 698
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    West Sussex - Chichester Fantasy Toys
  • Stills

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

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