• Short Summary

    Goods containers are tested for strength and durability at Leatherhead, Surrey.

  • Description

    Testing good containers.

    Leatherhead, Surrey.

    M/S of a revolving drum, a man in a white coat walks up to it. M/S of crates and boxes inside. He takes one out and examines its contents to see if they have survived the test. M/S as more boxes are dropped from height. M/S of the laboratory, where tests are carried out to see if the packaging is resistant to water, oil and fat etc. M/S of insects crawling over the packaging. C/U of bugs in a jar. A man looks through a microscope at a newspaper and prods it with sharp instrument. M/S big cockroach on box, M/S of a book which has had its pages eaten.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1271.07
    Media URN:
    34332
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:11:00 / 01:10:49:00
    Canister:
    NP 269

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