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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Harold Wilson visiting the new works, some of zinc smelting process shown.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Avonmouth, Avon

    Various shots, the Imperial Smelting Corporations / ISC's new zinc smelting complex at Avonmouth. MS Prime Minister Harold Wilson alights from car and enters Main Office. Pan up as Premier's party climb the gantry stairs inside the works. (2 shots). LS Prime Minister's party in hard hats touring works. High shot, Party's view from metal landing. CU Worker in hard hat. MS Operator at control of overhead hoist. CU Bucket pours molten zinc into trough. CU and MS Worker removing oxide surface scum. LS Interior control room. High shot, looking down at furnace and factory floor. CU Lifting gear deposits zinc blocks on pile. LS Zinc works.

    Note: Date on original record: 10/06/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3001.03
    Media URN:
    85881
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:42:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 4381 C

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