• Short Summary

    Short film showing how the pipes are made.

  • Description

    London.

    Several shots of sacks of briar roots from Algiers being unloaded from lorry at pipe factory in London. Various shots of workers making pipes. Good shots of workers and machinery involved in making pipes. Several shots of finished pipes being displayed in shop's window and on shelves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1384.22
    Media URN:
    45277
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 01:51:53:00
    Canister:
    NP 65

Comments (1)

  1. Magpie Mind says

    Charatan began making briar pipes in London in 1863, and was the first pipemaker in London to import briar ebauchons and turn them into bowls, as you'll see in the film, instead of importing ready-made bowls from France.

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