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  • Short Summary

    New workshop scheme lets retired people return to work. Darlaston, West Midlands.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Retire and be happy. Workshops for retired men in Darlaston. Near Birmingham, West Midlands.

    MS Mr A G B Owen and Mr Rainsbury talking in "Sons of Rest" workshop. MS of them talking to Harry Guy (who is making CU washing machine pumps). Various shots Mr Owen and Mr Rainsbury talking in Mr Owen's office. Exterior LS George Walters and Tim Slater coming to work, they enter workshop.

    CU sign outside workshop: 'R O & Co Ltd., "Sons of Rest" workshops founded 1949'. Interior shot of the workshop. MS Albert Ratcliffe (77 years old) painting some of the metal furniture made in the workshop. Various CU's of the old men doing various jobs with machinery.

    CU notice saying. 'Everybody Wants To Live Longer But Only Fools Want To Grow Old'. Various shots men at work. Various shots Mr Wilfred Towe meeting Jim Turley (Chairman of the Shop Stewards Committee and a retirement panel member) on his way to the conference.

    They also meet Mr Faulkner (Departmental Manager). CU religious text. Various shots of meeting in progress. CU's Miss Grace Owen speaking. CU Doctor speaking. Various CUs of the over-fifties listening. Various CU's of blackboard used to illustrate lecture.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:46:00 / 01:50:49:00
    UN 3412 A

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