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  • Short Summary

    The manufacture of a blanket. From Sheep to sleep. Good scenes of textile manufacture.

  • Description

    Unused / Unissued Material - dates unclear or unknown

    CU. Sheep. MS. Men loading bale of wool. WS. Piles of untreated wool woman lifts and carries huge armful of wool. MS. Woman piling untreated wool into machine. MS. Stranding machine. CU. Detail of stranding machine at work. MS. Machine operative. CU. Wool emerging in long lengths from the stranding machine. WS. Women operating giant looms. CU. Looms at work. CU. Strands of wool being fed into the loom. MS. Man working at a loom. MS. Baskets with lengths of wool on bobbins a woman takes one and fits onto the loom and sets it off. CU. Machine weaving the blanket. WS. Machines at work. WS. Tracking through machinery. MS. Woven material being washed. CU. Finished material as it emerges. LS. Pile of finished blanket material piling up. WS. Group of women at a cutting table. Cutting the material into lengths. WS. Rolling material into lengths. LS. Completed blankets rolled into piles being weighed and inspection label being attached.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    624.07
    Media URN:
    59485
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:59:00 / 01:36:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 222 D

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