• Short Summary

    Artificial growing conditions are created in England in order to find new ways to make rubber more economical.

  • Description

    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

    A story about a rubber testing centre. A man collects rubber from trees and pours it into a jar. The narrator explains artificial Malayan conditions are created in order to test the rubber and create new ways to lower the cost and double the strength.

    Various shots as the rubber is tested by machines for things such as elasticity. We see a man planting when it starts to rain, he puts his jacket over his head and leaves.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    267.09
    Media URN:
    3473
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:03:00 / 01:54:42:00
    Canister:
    CP 483

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