Shot Tower 1950

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    Lead shot making in Edmonton, Greater London.

    L/Ss of large tower. The commentator says that the tower is "one of three in the whole of England designed for making lead shot." M/Ss of bars of lead. C/U of large pot of melted lead. M/Ss of molten lead pouring out of tubes. The lead pours through sieve to create pellets. They fall into water tub for cooling. M/Ss of pellets pouring onto a conveyor belt. Several more excellent shots of thousands of pellets being manufactured.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34369
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1273.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:53:00 / 01:10:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 290
    Sort Number:
    NP 290
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