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    Unissued / unused material.

    Manchester Exhibitions at Belle Vue and City Hall.

    International Textile Machinery Exhibition at Belle Vue. Exterior shot of exhibition. Exhibits and stands. LS of hall, pan down to show loom. Various shots machine weaving of tartan woollen cloth. CU automatic yarn tension, incline plane tester, with results automatically typed out. Various shots of "Pick at Will" silk loom. Demonstration of permanent pleating machine. Shot of cloth being fed through "Resin Permeating Machine". CU drill demonstration. CU model of office block with air conditioning installation.

    Building Trades Exhibition at City Hall. Exterior shot of exhibition. Various shots of apprentices at work. New form of Dutch convector gas heating. CU girl operating heater. CU cut away partition in wall. Shots of synthetic leather cloth for use as room partitioning. CU of a Canadian timber house. CU soft insulation for walls. CU bricks. Shots of "Filon Resin" (glass fibre resin sheeting). Gauge used for measuring stress of wooden structures. Demonstration of steel-toed rubber boots - man wearing boots jumps onto nails.

    Date on dope sheet is 15/10/1958.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:56:00 / 01:52:44:00
    UN 3143 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3143 D
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    Temporary Workspaces: 11.10.2010 14:35 1940s and 1950s Manchester Air Conditioned Offices loosehorse - John Giles
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