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  • Short Summary

    Cuts for newsreel 47/80 - silk weaving at Braintree in Essex.

  • Description

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

    Cuts for newsreel 47/80 - Silk Weaving.

    Braintree, Essex.

    Various shots of the spinner and weaver who will make the silk for Princess Elizabeth's wedding dress seen at work.

    Peggy Lynn works at a spinning machine. Ron Lamb operates a loom, moving the shuttle with his hands and the treadle with his foot. Peggy cuts silk thread and winds it onto spools.

    Good shots of the machinery at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2176.16
    Media URN:
    64253
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:50:00 / 01:52:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 1825 D

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