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  • Short Summary

    Up to date dairy is shown - mechanised production line.

  • Description

    Filmed at Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    Story featuring a very up to date modern dairy. M/S of man pouring milk into a testing machine. Various shots of the machines used to test and prepare the milk. "...all the milk is cooled, heated, cleansed and refrigerated here, by ingenious machines." Various machines are shown. We then see the bottle washer (or "hydro-soaker").

    Crates of bottles are loaded onto a conveyor belt to pass through the washing machine. Shots of bottles passing through the machine. We then see the huge filling machine "rapidly and hygienically turning out a bottled milk procession." High angle shot of conveyor belts moving the bottles along. Various shots of the bottles being filled.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 700.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    954.26
    Media URN:
    16927
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:23:00 / 01:54:55:00
    Canister:
    EP 179

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