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    Location of events unknown (probably England / Britain)

    Story about the making of pottery

    Various shots of children partaking in various activities: looking in a mirror (smiling with teeth missing), taking a photograph, flaying football, shining a torch, looking through a magnifying class at a pottery owl, painting, playing instruments.

    Various shots of a clay mine. Jet of water dampening the clay. CU of man operating the jet. Various hots of industrial equipment mining the clay. MS of potter preparing the clay at a potter's wheel. CU of potter making a plate. Various women in factory making and stacking cups. Various shots of potter making handles. Aerial panning shot of a pottery factory. Various shots of a potter making a teapot.

    Various shots of men stoking a furnace. CU of two large industrial chimneys. Various shots of people in the factory preparing and stacking pottery.

    Various shots of a potter making a bowl. Various shots of a women and children in a pottery class.

    Note: The film of the pottery factory predates that of the children at the start of the film. The scenes from the factory look more like the 1950s or 1960s.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:19:00 / 01:54:55:00
    UN 4665 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 4665 C
  • Appears in...

    Medalta Project 1970s: British Industry 1970s: British Industry Post-war: British Industry British Industry 1970s Factories in Britain 1970s Factories in Britain
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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