General Slim opens a large iron foundry - the Beevor Foundry in Lincoln.
Full title reads: "Europe's Biggest Foundry Opens In Lincoln".
Beevor Foundry, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
GV General Sir William Joseph Slim standing on platform receiving applause. SV Slim. SV Gen. speaking: I've seen all the war I went to see. So have most of you here, I expect, I pray God that the facilities of this foundry will not be called upon to devote themselves to war production And in the meantime, a foundry like this is a real warning to aggressors. It is a real help to keeping the peace and avoiding war.' CU workers listening. SV Slim continues.
MV Towards and pan Gen Slim accompanied by Managing director, enters plant. SV. Ladle pouring molten metal into mould, Slim and others in background. MV Slim etc., walking past ladle pouring metal into mould. MV foundry man working on conveyor belt prior to breaking of mould. CU Pan Slim walking. round.
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