Early manufacturing

Notes: A selection - up to 1929.

Drawing Room Steel Manufacture

Drawing Room Steel Manufacture (1928)

Footage of a foundry which produces steel - various processes are illustrated.

Barrels Made By Sailors AKA Naval Coopers

Barrels Made By Sailors AKA Naval Coopers (1917)

Barrel manufacturing by Royal Navy sailors

Shell Making

Shell Making (1914)

Good footage of male munitions workers manufacturing shells at Sheffield factory.

The Making Of An Aeroplane

The Making Of An Aeroplane (1920)

Nice film showing the manufacture of a biplane - good shots of women at work.

Queen Visits A Factory

Queen Visits A Factory (1914)

Queen Mary visits factory.

Wire Cable Factory

Wire Cable Factory (1920)

Item showing machines in wire cable factory.

Industrial News Supplement  Soda Water Factory

Industrial News Supplement Soda Water Factory (1920)

Good footage of Schweppes soda water factory with commentary.

Just Buttons AKA Button Factory

Just Buttons AKA Button Factory

Nice footage of women and young girls working in a button factory.

Bristles And Brushes

Bristles And Brushes

Film showing how brushes are made from pig bristles.

"Through The Mill" At Musselburgh (1929)

Description of the processes used in a paper mill to make art paper.

Gestetner Works

Gestetner Works (1927)

Good documentary showing work in the Gestetner factory in Tottenham. c. 1927

The British Motor Car  AKA William Morris

The British Motor Car AKA William Morris (1913)

Documentary about the growth of the Morris motor company

Making Artificial Limbs

Making Artificial Limbs (1914)

Artificial wooden legs being made in workshop, amputee tries one out - could be war veteran.

Factory Workers

Factory Workers (1914)

Footage of factory employees at work.

Osram Factory

Osram Factory (1914)

Footage of the Osram factory in Wembley.

The Potteries Factory

The Potteries Factory (1914)

Item showing the Potteries Factory.

Workers Leave Osram Factory

Workers Leave Osram Factory (1914)

Footage of workers leaving Osram factory. London.

Workers - Osram Factory

Workers - Osram Factory (1914)

Good footage of women working in Osram factory. London.

Various Factory Staff

Various Factory Staff (1910)

Good item showing factory workers and office staff at Osram Lamps factory.

GEC Factory Interiors

GEC Factory Interiors (1910)

Good footage of factory workers at General Electric Company.

Women Agricultural Workers

Women Agricultural Workers (1910)

Women at work on farm and using machinery.

GEC Factory Various Activity

GEC Factory Various Activity (1910)

Workers inside General Electric Company factory and leaving at the end of the day.

Wotan Lamps Factory

Wotan Lamps Factory (1910)

Good shots of workers at Wotan lamps factory.