Spectacle Manufacture 1965

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The manufacture of spectacles at a factory in London.

L/S's and M/S's of optician placing eye testing machine in front of woman's face. He adjusts the lenses.

Various shots from the spectacle factory. Workmen examining and cutting glass, shaping and weighing and placing pieces in oven....

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
3669
Sort Number:
CP 528
Time in/Out:
01:55:12:00 / 01:58:49:00
Canister:
CP 528
Film ID:
309.11
Issue Date:
04/02/1965

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