Excellent footage of glass lamp factory in Birmingham.
Glass lamp factory in Birmingham.
M/S Welder working on frames. C/U welding. C/U welder. M/S finishes welding and holds up wrought iron frame and puts on fire. C/U glassblowing workshop. One man about to push glass into frame. C/U glass going into frame and being blown into shape. C/U glass blower. C/U glass filling frame. M/S lamp being lifted out of block support and being turned round in front of fan to cool. C/U being put in cooling oven.
C/U in oven and whole lamp being broken off of stem. M/S man swinging glass on end of rod then putting it in frame. C/U TS. glass going in frame. L/S and M/S glassblower. C/U frame being filled out with glass. M/S group of Venetian style lamps hanging, girl walks into frame, hangs up another, then walks out. C/U lamps pan. M/S Man pulling red-hot glass out of furnace. C/U pushing it into mould and taking out again and putting on wooden block. C/U worker. MS making stem of glass by twisting with pair of tongs. C/U making stem of glass, knocks knob from end of glass.
C/U Worker. C/U putting fresh end of molten glass on stem and banging and flattening it to form base. C/U glass being stood on bench and another one being knocked from end of rod. Worker puts into clamp. M/S glass being twisted round in furnace. M/S glass being round in furnace. C/U worker cutting rough edge from top of glass with scissors. C/U glass being finally polished and levelled off by worker. C/U line of glasses on table.