• Short Summary

    Church bells and their manufacturing process.

  • Description

    Paris, France

    THE MANUFACTURE OF CHURCH BELLS

    LS GV. Looking across countryside to old church. GV church bells pealing. Three angle shots of modern churches. CU School bell ringing. MS. Children running into school across yard. Various good shots showing the process of making a bell. From metal being melted in furnaces, the bell being shaped, and baked, and finally uncovered from its casing for the crucial moment of soundproofing and testing. Various shots, man tapping the bell with hammer and another man registering the sound on a device which he is holding MS. Showing a modern electrical device which is now used for registering sound. LS. The giant 'Savoyard' bell (in the high dome of the Sacre Coeur in Paris). CU. Sound registering on electrical device. CU. Huge bell pealing (Sacre Coeur in Paris). CU. School bell silent. GV. Empty school- yard. Two interior shots of bell tower. Four angle LSs of churches, the first two being parts of Notre Dame, in Paris. Sound = Bell ringing throughout, with natural ambience.

    (Comb.F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2972.15
    Media URN:
    85348
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:18:00 / 01:48:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 3388 E

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