• Short Summary

    A look at how swords are made and assembled in Acton, London.

  • Description

    Swords.

    Acton, London.

    Various shots of Charles Webb etching a sword, he wipes it off and examines it. M/S's as James Clayton hand-chases the guards and hilts. C/U of Queen Elizabeth II's cypher on a hilt. Various shots as he works. M/S as Harry McNab heats and hammers the hilts into shape. Various shots as he selects the parts and assembles an R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) sword. M/S as he puts it in scabbard. C/U swords and hilts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1389.17
    Media URN:
    45407
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:30:00 / 01:35:05:00
    Canister:
    NP 441

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