• Short Summary

    Promotional film made for Sunblest.

  • Description

    Sunblest promotional film.

    Begins with scenic shots of Britain - Abbey Hill and Angus Glens in Scotland. Devon Hills. Factories and industrial buildings. Tower Bridge, London. Punting beside Sonning Mill. Pleasure boats passing through locks. Yorkshire's Ideal Flour Mill in Selby. Grain barges and grain being sucked into pipe. Grain in bottom of barge. Footage of new mill under construction in Uxbridge, Middlesex. William King Ltd. mill. Mill machinery - mill interior. Man at work in the flour mill. Testing and sifting flour. Shots of the processes involved in milling flour. Narrator sings the praises of Sunblest flour and the instincts of old mill hands like Jess - who is the featured worker. Some of the mills are still run as family businesses even though they are owned by Sunblest. Machinery and workers in the laboratory of the research centre. (The Western Research Laboratory?) They test various flours and loaves of bread.

    Angus, Scotland - sheep are herded across a scenic bridge. Cattle in the fields. Various scenic shots and shots of the Angus mill. Northern Ireland - man rides a cart pulled by a donkey. He passes a signpost - directions to Cushendun and Ballymena. Glens of Antrim (?) - lorry driving through countryside along the Antrim coast road. Belfast - wheat being transported through Belfast streets. Belfast mill - James Neill Ltd. Devon. Scenic shots of a Devonshire village - Thorverton (sp?) and its flour mill. River Exe.

    Continued - see reel 2.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2289.02
    Media URN:
    74592
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:58:00 / 01:15:54:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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