Scrap For Arms

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    Various shots unloading cargo ship of its scrap metal cargo into trucks, for use in arms making. Large cranes are used in the unloading process. This is shot at an unknown British port.

    Var CUs of dockers as they take their lunch break on the job. They sit around drinking tea and eating sandwiches.

    More shots of metal being unloaded from the hold of the ship and lifted into railway trucks.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:55:00 / 01:19:53:00
    UN 295 D
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    UN 0295 D
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    War & Revolution Trade & Industry
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