• Short Summary

    Munitions factory is built at Johannesburg; good footage of workers inside when finished.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Titles read: 'African Mirror No. 255 - A FINE ACHIEVEMENT'.

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Various shots of men working on construction of munitions factory at Crown Lines. Commentator explains that the building was originally at Elizabeth Bay, was dismantled and is being rebuilt in a new location, to save time and steel. Shot of several bombs stacked up outside the partly-built factory. More shots of construction.

    Aerial view of finished factory. New machinery is put into place inside the factory. Several shots of workers (mostly women) at work on machinery. Shots of bombs stacked up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1944.34
    Media URN:
    73999
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:30:00 / 01:51:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 1201 E

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