• Short Summary

    A look at how cut glass is made at a factory in Birmingham. West Midlands.

  • Description

    Cut glass.

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    M/S man heating glass in forge, M/S as globule drops down and is cut off then pressed. M/S as moulds are set and tipped out onto workbench. M/S as Fred Jones marks fruit bowl ready for grinding. M/S's as Frank Stephens polishes it. M/S as another man dips the glass products in acid baths to give them lustre. M/S of the finished cut glass bowls. C/U cut glass vase.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1357.30
    Media URN:
    44670
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:31:00 / 01:50:39:00
    Canister:
    NP 348

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