Moleskins 1941

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    No title - Moleskins are made into coats.

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    M/S of a man walking through the snow carrying dead moles. Various shots of a lady unwrapping the moleskins, M/S as they are put through a wringer then dyed and dried. Various shots as they revolve in drums to make them soft. Various shots as they are stretched then sorted for quality. Various shots as they are cut to pattern and machinists sew them on special machines. Various shots as men stretch the garment to shape using 3000 pins. Women sew in the silk lining, the camera pans down to moleskin coat. M/S of the finished coat hanging up. M/S's of a woman modelling the coat, C/U as she unzips the muff.

    Note: tannery for search purposes.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:19:00 / 01:25:15:00
    NSP 259
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    NSP 259
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