• Short Summary

    Vic Edwards, a traditional flint napper, at work in Brandon, Suffolk.

  • Description

    Part of issue THIS ENGLAND.

    Brandon, Suffolk.

    Various shots of Vic Edwards, a traditional flint napper, at work. We see Vic chipping away at chunks of rock to make delicate gun flints - looks like a highly skilled job. Various C/Us of old flint axe and arrow heads. M/S of bits of flint used as modern building decorations. C/U of antique pistol firing. Various shots of Vic packing gun flints for exportation to West Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.11
    Media URN:
    50399
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:33:00 / 01:21:45:00
    Canister:
    NSP 402

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