• Short Summary

    Ivory from elephants' tusks being used in UK factory to make brushes and combs.

  • Description

    Ivory Tusks. Part of OUT OF THE WAY issue.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of herd of elephants on African plains.

    Various shots of warehouse full of elephant tusks. We some men measuring the large tusks.

    The ivory from the tusks in used in a factory in the UK. Various shots of factory workers sawing, sanding and polishing tusks. Various shots of ivory brushes being made by hand. We see the ivory being used to back mirrors and to make fine toothed comb.

    Various shots of glamorous woman brushing her hair with ivory brush.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1250.40
    Media URN:
    42197
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:22:00 / 01:57:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 102

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