• Short Summary

    Chemists check ice cream content to make sure it has the right amount of fat and sugar.

  • Description

    Item title reads - ice cream racket exposed.

    Location of events unknown.

    Shots of the making of ice cream at the El-Dorado factory. M/S's as a man puts the fat content into the mixers. C/U of a female chemist taking samples of liquid cream from the mixer. C/U liquid ice cream in tank. C/U as chemist takes sample from the tank. C/U as ice cream is cut into slabs and placed in freezer. C/U as chemists test ice cream contents in the laboratory. M/S of cones stacked up. M/S as machine fills the cones with ice cream. M/S as women pack ice cream pots. A specially prepared sequence shows what happens when ice cream is made on the black market. It is made with dirty water, ersatz powder and little fat or sugar then sold for high price. Various good shots of children eating ice creams from cones.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1404.22
    Media URN:
    45696
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:39:00 / 01:38:19:00
    Canister:
    46/56

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