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  • Description

    Hand made cigarettes factory, London.

    C/U Man (Jack Tovy), hands sifting tobacco. L/S Man, hands sifting tobacco, woman enters and collects tobacco, walks out of picture. L/S Girl working at bench, woman brings tobacco. L/S and C/U Woman rolling cigarette papers. C/U Woman rolling cigarette papers (closer than previous shot). C/U Pile of cigarette papers. M/S Pile of cigarette papers, pan along them. M/S Women at bench, rolling tobacco into cigarette papers. C/U Woman rolling cigarettes. Big close up, woman's hands rolling cigarettes. C/U Woman working.

    C/U Woman's hands rolling cigarettes. C/U Woman, pan down to hands, she is trimming the end of the cigarettes. C/U woman's hands trimming cigarettes. C/U of woman's hands trimming cigarettes (Esther Tovy). M/S Woman putting cigarettes on scales. C/U Cigarettes on scales, one more is added, hand takes cigarettes off scales. M/S Woman putting cigarettes into rack. M/S Man examining cigarettes. He passes rack across to girl. M/S Girl takes rack, takes cigarettes from it, starts to pack them in boxes. C/U Girl packing cigarettes into boxes. C/U Girl,hands packing cigarettes.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:07:00 / 01:37:14:00
    NP 410
    Sort Number:
    NP 410
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    Tobacco Reels Advertising Business Women in London Factories, Post-WW2 Cigarettes Tate
  • Stills

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

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