A look at how spectacles are made at Wiseman Ltd. Alperton, London.
M/S man at machine in Wiseman Ltd. spectacle making factory. C/U of the machinery. churning out lenses, they slide down the chute. M/S of man inspecting lenses in the trough. He gives them a final checking and begins to pour pitch over them. M/S as he puts a press on top. M/S as the press to taken off showing the blackened glasses. M/S grinding lenses on the machine. M/S as he puts a bowl of lenses on the shelf. Various shots as they are prepared for polishing, M/S polishing in progress. Various shots of man inspecting lenses. A girl tests them for accuracy at a bench. M/S as machine stamps out frames, a man lays a fresh batch on the pile. Various shots as the frames are trimmed at machines and polished then assembled. M/S of final polishing. Various shots of the final check. M/S box of frames, a man picks up a batch of them. C/U frames in his hand.