• Short Summary

    Artificial eyes are made at the Ministry of Pensions Optical Depot in London.

  • Description

    Making artificial eyes at Ministry of Pensions Optical Depot.

    London.

    M/S of a woman bringing out a tray of artificial eyes. M/S of a line of women making the eyes in workshop. C/U as tube of optical glass is melted over glass jet then blown into bulb. C/U as pupil and iris are worked in with coloured glass and treated with clear crystal, artificial blood vessels are added. M/S as back is shaped to fit the eye socket and the eye is moulded to the required shape. M/S as it is placed in crucible with heated wood ash. C/U of 3 finished eyes in a row.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1491.30
    Media URN:
    48628
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:09:00 / 01:49:38:00
    Canister:
    NSP 399

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