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    Butter making - an informative film "for Housewives."

    C/U of 11 bottles of milk. Dissolve into C/U of a pat of butter. "A modern creamery is something between a laboratory and a factory. A sample is taken from each can of cream - " L/S of place where lots of milk churns stand on the ground. Interior of the dairy - samples are taken. In the laboratory tests are made on the milk. M/S of woman laboratory technician testing the milk. C/U of the testing device. Chemical processes make the butterfat in each sample visible. C/U of another woman testing the milk. C/U of measuring process. Steam coils heat the cream. C/U of the coils moving through the cream. The cream is then cooled by running it over ice-cold coils. M/S of the cream running down what looks like venetian blinds. C/U of cream running down the coils. C/U of the cream running off the bottom.

    The churn room is seen - it is very clean. Man screws a pipe onto a machine. Shot of the churns rotating. The churn is opened. C/U of the curds inside. A trolley full of bags of curds is pushed out of the churn room. The moulding and cutting machines are shown. The butter is wrapped in greaseproof paper. C/U of women working in the wrapping section of the dairy. Butter pats pass them on a conveyor belt. High angle shot of butter moving along the belt.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 482.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:10:00 / 01:51:34:00
    EP 195
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    EP 195
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    The Way We Worked Butter_1 Women domesticity at home, working 1920's
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