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  • Short Summary

    Processes involved in making large bells for churches or similar.

  • Description

    C/U of an old bell from the "Royal Exchange".

    A man breaks up a bell with a large hammer. A new bell is made. All processes are shown: making a cast, then a mould, making the ornamental border, pouring hot metal into mould etc. A man tests the bell for sound quality with a hammer and tuning fork. Sandblasting a protective finish on to the bell. Shot of the finished bells.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    764.06
    Media URN:
    35383
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:46:00 / 01:18:53:00
    Canister:
    EP 024

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