• Short Summary

    A look at how toy soldiers are made at a factory in Hornsey, Greater London.

  • Description

    Toy soldiers.

    Hornsey, Greater London.

    M/S as a man picks up a block of lead. Various shots of workers using moulds to make the small toy soldiers. M/S as they add more to the pile. Two women sort through the soldiers and trim off superfluous lead. M/S as soldiers are painted in correct regimental colours. M/S as they are wrapped in tissue paper. They take the soldiers and pack them in boxes. M/S boxes of toy soldiers. C/U's of Native American drummer, piper, Indian soldier and Horse Guard. M/S as they take lid off box to show different regiments.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1271.28
    Media URN:
    34353
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:36:00 / 01:42:00:00
    Canister:
    NP 273

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