• Short Summary

    Sisal is transformed into thick rope at factory in Charlton, London.

  • Description

    Charlton, London.

    Industrial process of making rope from sisal, the finished rope has a breaking strain of 18 tons. Various shots of big bundles of hair-like substance - sisal. Various shots showing different stages of rope production: coils of sisal are spread out to separate and untangle strands, other machines spin and twist the sisal into threads, the threads are wound on bobbins, the threads are then strung out in long room ("rope-ground") and the threads are wound into rope.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.32
    Media URN:
    34177
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:24:00 / 01:52:41:00
    Canister:
    NP 219

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