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  • Short Summary

    Demonstrations of glassblowing, the making of fibreglass and inflammable fabric.

  • Description

    Soundtrack is currently missing for this item.

    Titles read: "FAIRY FILAMENTS".

    New York, United States of America.

    Various shots of a glassblower giving a demonstration of his work at an exhibition, showing the complete process of making glassware. We then see several shots showing how fibre glass is made from small glass balls (marbles?). The resulting fibre is wound onto spools on a large machine. A woman demonstrates the inflammability of some curtain fabric by running a blowtorch over the material.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1198.04
    Media URN:
    41430
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:25:00 / 01:08:34:00
    Canister:
    PT 512

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