Pipe Dream 1945

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London.

Several shots of sacks of briar roots from Algiers being unloaded from lorry at pipe factory in London. Various shots of workers making pipes. Good shots of workers and machinery involved in making pipes. Several shots of finished pipes being displayed in shop's window and on shelves.

Data

Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
45277
Sort Number:
NP 065
Time in/Out:
01:49:02:00 / 01:51:53:00
Canister:
NP 65
Film ID:
1384.22
Issue Date:
10/12/1945

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  • Charatan began making briar pipes in London in 1863, and was the first pipemaker in London to import briar ebauchons and turn them into bowls, as you'll see in the film, instead of importing ready-made bowls from France.

    Magpie Mind 14th Jun 2013

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