John Bentley visiting Tri-ang toy factory.
This material is filmed in colour.
Merton, London or Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
Various shots of several officials walking around the people working on production line in toy factory Tri-ang Pedigree. One of the men is John Bentley who is visiting a factory. Most of the workers are women. Various shots of the factory and its surroundings - typical English countryside. A castle is seen, unclear which. More shots of the factory with sign on front reading `Tri-ang Pedigree Ltd'. More shots of the women in a large factory hall working on industrial sewing machines seated in long rows.
Cataloguer's note - Unclear who John Bentley is - Found one John Bentley in `Who is Who' - a successful businessman - could be him?
A Pathe website user has informed us that John Bentley's company Barclay Securities Ltd bought Tri-ang in December 1971. He closed the Merton, London SW19 factory in June 1972 and moved production to Merthyr Tydfil in Wales. He sold Tri-ang by 1975.