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  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "As gold currency seems likely to become just a memory, silver output is on the upward curve. This is how they cast the silver bars in a refinery - "

    Various shots of the processes involved in extracting silver. American narrator explains all the various parts of the operation. Men are seen hard at work pouring silver into moulds, lifting out bars of silver and stacking them up in the "treasure vault." One of the bars is held up to show the camera. Narrator informs us that this piece of silver is worth three hundred dollars.

    Note: this item is not listed on the issue sheets for some reason.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51218
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1592.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:14:22:00
    Canister:
    PSP 741
    Sort Number:
    PSP 741
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

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