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    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.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:53:00 / 01:29:05:00
    EP 146
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    EP 146
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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