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    Full title reads: "SHEFFIELD ON ITS METTLE".

    Sheffield, Yorkshire.

    Molten metal pouring into ladle. Several shots of the exterior of steel works. Several shots of steel works showing conical chimneys. Top shot of crucible being tapped, molten metal running into ladle. Top shot, carbons of electric furnace. Several shots of molten metal being poured into ladle.

    Several shots of the exterior of Cutler's Hall where the metalwork exhibition takes place. Long shot of the two men carrying giant knife and fork into hall. Long shot of a man displaying large knife. Display board of various knives. Man demonstrating giant scissors. World's largest penknives. Close up shot of penknives' blades.

    Austin Bradwell (nearest camera) and Walter Barnes looking at silver display. Closer shot of the two men looking at silver display. Angle shot, Sheffield racing cups. Close up shot of Bradwell and Barnes. Close up shot of Bradwell. Bradwell chasing silver cup. Close up shot of the cup and hands working on it.

    Several shots of the grinding shop. Harry Parkins at grinding wheel. Close up shot of grinding wheel with hands sharpening blade. Close up shot of Parkins. Joe Brammer at work - cutler. Close up shot of hands working on presentation dagger. Close up shot of Brammer. Brammer working on dagger. Molten steel pouring into ladle. Steam hammer and small forging shop. Close up shot of a man working on steam hammer. Close up shot of red hot forges. Top shot of furnace and workers feeding it. Side shot of furnace. Man skimming surface. Long shot of man skimming furnace. Long shot of electric furnace with man feeding it. Several shots of electric furnace. Several shots of steel mills.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:19:00 / 01:28:37:00
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  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    work Alexander Millar Working Class Hero - screener 2 sheff Steam Hammer Sheffield steel My Generation 1 Steel Works
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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