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  • Short Summary

    Excellent shots of assembly line work and industrial shots of welding, using heavy machinery, etc.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Title reads: "La Vie de la France"

    France

    Aerial shots of the Renault car manufacturing plant on an island in a river. (4 shots). Various shots, showing the car body on the assembly line, men working on fitting the engine, then interior of car as the steering wheel is fixed and the final polishing of the completed car. CU Factory clock on wall, with the words "Il est toujours l'heure de penser a la securite". CUs Two signs / notices on wall for the prevention of accidents. LS. Conveyor belt system. LS Showing machinery which produces the power for the factory. Various shots of parts of the car being produced, including heavy metal presses, cutters and precision instruments, and showing industrial workers using acetylene welders. LS. Car bodies going through the final tests and being sprayed. LS. Completed Renault car driving out of factory. Aerial views, over the factory showing lines of cars ready for sale outside. Various shots, showing parts of the car travelling along on conveyor belts.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 05/05/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2554.18
    Media URN:
    68702
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:05:00 / 01:44:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 2881 E

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