• Short Summary

    Good footage of cigar making factory in London.

  • Description

    Cigar making in London.

    C/U Negro face (three shots). L/S Negroes working at benches making cigars (2 shots).C/U White women separating stalks from leaves. C/U Woman's face, pan to hands separating leaves. C/U Woman hand rolling cigars and putting onto rack. C/U Woman's hands rolling cigar, puts gum on, cuts off loose end.

    C/U Another woman rolling cigar. M/S Woman puts cigar on rack, picks up pressing board and puts it on top of cigars and takes two presses away. M/S Two girls sitting at cigar making machine. C/U Girl putting leaves under press and putting pile of cigars in top of machine. C/U Hands straightening pile of cigars.

    M/S Girl putting leaves under press. C/U Machinery working. C/U Hands putting cigars in drum, pan to another mechanical arm. C/U Machinery working, cigars coming off belt, camera pans to pile of cigars at bottom.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1297.17
    Media URN:
    34692
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:28:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 384

Comments (1)

  1. Kel voss says

    My grandmother is in this footage. She is the lady hand rolling the cigars, putting them in the pressing board and taking the two presses away.

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