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  • Short Summary

    How books are printed and bound.

  • Description

    Item about printing books.

    C/U of machinery used to print books. Various shots of the machine in progress. Various parts of the machine are seen in action. Paper moves through the machine and is cut to size. Pages are pressed together and the back is trimmed and glued. Various shots of these processes. Men at work sorting the books.

    Conveyor belt moves along and books drop down into little pockets. C/U of a man taking one out and inspecting it. C/U of a man feeding pages into a machine which cuts them to size. C/Us of machines at work. We then see covers being made - they are fed through machines. Various shots of process whereby cover is attached to book. The book is "The Call of the Wild."

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 685.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    910.24
    Media URN:
    15372
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:42:00 / 01:55:45:00
    Canister:
    EP 172

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