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  • Description

    Title reads: "'Eggs' for our bombers".

    South Africa.

    M/S of the Governor General of South Africa, Sir Patrick Duncan, arriving by car at a munitions factory. He shakes hands with the factory officials.

    Various shots of molten steel pouring from a blast furnace. The liquid metal being carried by crane to the bomb. M/S of metal being poured into bomb moulds. Various shots of workmen removing a bomb case from its mould. M/S of machinist finishing the case on a lathe.

    Various shots of rows of finished bomb cases. M/S of the bomb cases undergoing a pressure test in a water tank. C/U of gauge. Various shots of a line of bombs having tail fins fitted.

    M/S of worker attaching bomb to crane. Bomb has graffiti - "Love to Muss" - scrawled on it. Item is inter cut with shots of Duncan and entourage of dignitaries observing the process.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37790
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1069.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:58:00 / 01:32:16:00
    Canister:
    41/3
    Sort Number:
    41/003
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    My worksapce Allied Military Technology Allied Military Technology Graffiti South Africa Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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