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  • Short Summary

    New technology in action in a modern laundry.

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    A new industrial iron is demonstrated by a woman in a laundry.

    The iron glides over the board with a light touch. C/U of the iron being used. The "rotary scrubber" is used on soiled collar and cuff edges. C/U of a woman using a metal machine to scrub dirt off a collar, soapy water emerges from the machine. Another labour saving device is demonstrated. This one feeds sheets through a large industrial ironing machine. The sheets emerge at the other side and are folded.

    A "cute" machine is demonstrated - the "cuffer". A shirt collar and cuffs are placed on curved pads then a steam iron is lowered onto them. A novel "air" dryer is used. A dress is hung up then moved around in a jet of (presumably) hot air. A man then takes the dress down and off the hanger. A dryer which uses compressed air is demonstrated. A ball is suspended in a jet of hot air - a man looks on. When the machine is turned off, the ball falls down.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 464.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

    Safety print exists.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:16:00 / 01:08:50:00
    EP 187

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