• Short Summary

    Pumice stones are extracted from quarries in Lipari, Italy.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Just Pumice and how it leaves home".

    Lipari, Italy.

    Several shots of the coastline of the beautiful islands of Lipari. Various shots of the quarries where volcanic lava is extracted to make pumice stones. Workers operate machinery to grind the rocks; a woman poses with a basket of pumice stones; men carry sacks of pumice rocks or powder down slopes to the sea. Brief shot of a ship moored off the coast (waiting for loads of exported pumice?).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1305.09
    Media URN:
    43266
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:00:00 / 01:14:18:00
    Canister:
    PT 201

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