• Short Summary

    Good footage of chocolate factory in Somerdale in Avon.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "SWEETS FOR THE SWEET."

    Aerial shots of Chocolate factory at Somerdale in Avon (now North Somerset). The narrator informs us that stored inside are a hundred and fifty thousand bags of cocoa beans. L/S of a worker driving a small vehicle inside the warehouse, hundreds of sacks of cocoa beans can be seen stacked on top of each other. L/S's of the cocoa beans being transferred from a hopper to a roasting machine.

    C/U of gauges on roasting machine. Several shots of the chocolate making process in progress, this includes, winnowing - which throws off the shells of the beans, the chocolate mixture being refined on huge granite rollers.

    Very good L/S's of the cream centres being placed in the centre of the chocolates by woman factory workers. Various more good shots of factory machinery moving the chocolate along a conveyor belt past women workers who pack the chocolates into boxes. M/S and C/U of a young lady opening a chocolate box and eating a chocolate from inside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1108.14
    Media URN:
    38490
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:17:00 / 01:28:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 243

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