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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "All that Glitters (aka Making Sovereigns)" - 57/24.

    GV. The Royal Mint. SV. Camera tilts up the fascia of the Royal Mint. TV. Interior of the smelter shop showing the furnaces where the gold is melted. CU. Molten gold being poured into moulds, & TV. SCU. Gold bars being laid on trestles ready for the making the sovereigns. SV. Two men operating machines which roll the gold bars to the correct thickness for the coins. BV. The gold strips being fed into back of machine, & CU. CU. Man taking the rolled strips from the front of the machine and piling them up. SCU. Man about to feed strips into the machine which cuts the coins. SV. Man putting blanks into automatic repeating style which also grades for over and under weight planks, & SCU. CU. The machine feeding the blanks. SV. Blanks being weighed and put into badge ready for striking, & CU. SV. Man operating machine which strikes the coins, & CU. Camera tilts down to the struck coins coming out of base of machine. SV. Man examining coins as they travel on conveyer belt and tip into bowl at the end. SCU. Man testing the new sovereigns by ringing them, & SCU. SCU. Thirty of the new gold sovereigns laid out on cloth. CU. Two of the sovereigns showing the head and tail of them.

    (Mute Lav) (Newsreel purposes only - Official)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:32:31:00
    57/24 E (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    57/024 E
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    Science & Technology
    Royal Mint
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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