• Short Summary

    Army renovates millions of decrepit boots. New process makes ancient footwear as good as new.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: All Shod For Second Front

    ENGLAND: Higham Ferrers:
    SCU boots through mud LIB. 13446.

    SV ditto... LIB. 13446.

    LV troops of invasion barge No.302 into water and up onto beach...LIB. ?

    SV ditto...LIB. ?

    LV troops scaling rocks...LIB. ?

    CU feet thru mud...LIB. ?

    LV pan old boots arriving at depot.

    SV unloading old boots.
    LV sorting out boots into sizes and conditions.
    CU man marking sizes on boots.
    GV workshop where soles and heels are ripped off.
    SV ripping heel off boot.
    CU ditto.
    CU releasing toe from sole of boot.
    SCU boots with toes opened up away from soles pan to workman putting boot onto last.

    CU ripping complete sole off boot.

    Shot through boot rack removing insole from boot.
    CU ditto.
    SCU putting boots into sack showing only upper part of boot.
    LV men putting upper parts of boots into drum for sterilizing etc.
    SCU taking old leather out of sack and putting into drum.
    CU ditto.
    SV man pumping sulphonated oil and chemicals into drum.
    SCU gauges on drum.
    LV starting up drum.
    FCU drum turning.
    LV taking sections of boots from drying rack and tipping in basket.
    CU basket full of dry sections of boots being pulled away.
    LBV man punching out new sections of vamps.
    CU ditto.
    LV men at machine fixing inner soles to uppers.
    SV ditto and putting onto stitching machine.
    CU inner sole being stitched. to uppers.
    CU stitching insole to uppers.
    CU stitching outer sole on boot.
    CU machine fixing heels on boot.
    CU ditto.
    SV travel shot finished boots.
    SV showing old and new boots camera forward.
    GV pan troops marching past Monty, palm trees in back ground...LIB. ?

    Library scenes with ? - number unknown.

    Fashion and Costume; Military - Active
    Background: Army renovates millions of decrepit boots. New process makes ancient footwear as good as new.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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