• Short Summary

    'Pictures convey graphic impression of how industry kept RAF supplied during World War II (WW2).'

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: RAF trebles weight of average attack

    SCOTLAND: Nr Motherwell: Newmains:
    Shots of old scrap iron being picked up by magnet crane / Woman/girl/female worker operating steel converter at control panel / Pouring molten iron into steel converter, man supervising / Woman operator looking on / Shots of manganese thrown into converter / Male workers raking molten steel / Molten steel poured into ladle

    PAN Workshop showing female factory workers making sand mould / Annie McLoy and Agnes Dale making sand moulds. SV moulds shaking to pack sand tight watching by are Annie and Agnes / Moulds being turned over from containers watched by woman / Woman smiling as sprays sand mould with oil / Two girls assembling sand mould in sections / Women testing sand mould for alignment / Finished sand mould (core) being swung into position by crane worked by woman

    Man lowering core mould into mould / Female crane operator watching / Woman in overalls lowering section over mould / Molten steel poured into moulds / General view workshop - cutting off rough edges from bomb / Female working cutting machine / Woman working grinding machine over bomb / Truck load of bombs into annealing furnace / Bombs in furnace and door closing / Red hot bombs coming out of furnace / Two girls grinding interior of two bombs / Four girls with smoothing machines, working on ext. of bombs / Woman smoothing with machine, working on ext. of bomb / Two girls stacking finished bombs

    ORIG. NEG. FROM WAR WORK NEWS.

    FRANCE: Paris:
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) bombs falling on Renault Works in Paris (12347)

    Munitions and Armaments; Industries, Trades and Crafts
    Background: 'Pictures convey graphic impression of how industry kept RAF supplied during World War II (WW2).'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACAOBT6ZGEJ9P24SS1J5Y9FRE
    Media URN:
    VLVACAOBT6ZGEJ9P24SS1J5Y9FRE
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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