• Short Summary

    Automatic laundry for workers installed at West Bromwich factory.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'SMALLS' PROBLEMS SOLVED".

    Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Long shot of the girls arriving to work with laundry baskets. Girls putting in their bags of laundry and receiving slips for them. In laundry - girls putting clothes into automatic washing machines. Pushing clothes into machine. Close up shot of closing door. Close up shot of starting machine. Machine starts up. Close up shot showing clothes inside machine. Close up shot of pointer registering wash. Close up shot showing soapy washing. Close up shot of the pointer showing rinse. Close up shot of the washing rinsing. Close up shot of the pointer showing dry. Close up shot of washing drying. Close up shot of the wheels. Various shots of the women working on the machines in factory. Laundry girls folding the garments, putting them into bags and walking away with bags. Putting bags on racks ready to be collected. Girls coming from factory to collect their washing. Girls taking bags from the racks. Another angle of handing the bags over the counter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1422.18
    Media URN:
    46340
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:28:00 / 01:18:48:00
    Canister:
    48/16

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