• Short Summary

    A look at the processes involved in making a mariner's compass. Scotland.

  • Description

    No title - COMPASSES Making mariner's compasses.

    Scotland.

    M/S of ship sailing past lighthouse, M/S of captain looking at compass on deck. M/S of sheet of metal put through the mangle, various shots as it is curved on rollers. M/S of compass cases stacked together. Various shots of the dial, it is balanced in the box and the top fitted, then a magnet is used to test it. M/S of dial moving about. Various shots as other magnets are added to combat the other magnets on the ship. M/S of ship sailing down the river Clyde. M/S of the captain testing out the compass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1270.07
    Media URN:
    42570
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:25:00 / 01:13:05:00
    Canister:
    NSP 155

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