How corks are made from tree bark.
Story about making cork from tree bark.
M/S of man standing by a stack of wood inside a workroom. He is sorting the pieces of bark. The bark is steamed to soften it. A man opens a vat with steam pouring from it and takes out the bark. The bark is fed through a cutting machine. Holes are then punched in the pieces. C/U of the machine as it punches holes. The corks are put into a machine which tapers the edges. A suction tube picks up the shavings from a machine. Two women sit by a conveyor belt as the corks move along. C/U of a pair of hands as they sort the corks.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 623.