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  • Description

    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. C/U's of glass being polished on wheel, man takes large disc from water he hits it with hammer and lifts it up to reveal lenses.

    M/S of woman making bifocal lenses. M/S's of various shots of machines polishing lenses. Numerous shots of the frames being made by hand. M/S of man rubbing frames in hot sand and then pushing the lenses into place.

    Back to opticians - C/U customer is handed the glasses, she puts them on and looks in mirror with obvious pleasure.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3669
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    309.11
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:12:00 / 01:58:49:00
    Canister:
    CP 528
    Sort Number:
    CP 528
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    nutopia 4
  • Stills

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

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