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  • Short Summary

    Good item showing the various General Electric factories and their workers. London.

  • Description

    General Electric factory and workforce.


    MS front of General Electric shop, pan up to top of building and across. Travelling shot past big factory with 'GEC Central Stores' on it. Travelling shot past factory with two men stood on steps to 'GEC Engineering Works' on side. Exterior MS 'GEC Fan Works'. Exterior shot of GEC building.

    MS female workers sat in a line for camera, pan across them, some giggle and one hides her face. MS pan across the male workers. Pan across chimney with 'Osram Works' written down it, to series of factory buildings.

    Interior shots of workers in factory manufacturing light bulbs. CU 'General Electric' on exterior of building. CU young man posing. MS workers in canteen sat at long tables. MS another man in top hat smoking cigar. MS pan across group of young men and two young women. Pan up exterior GEC building. MS men working inside at benches. CU man posing for camera and talking to others.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1930
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:32:00 / 01:40:01:00
    ON 277 G

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