• Short Summary

    Women workers make toys for export in a factory.

  • Description

    Titles read: "TOYS FOR HOME AND ABROAD".

    Location of events unknown possibly Lines Brothers toy factory in Merton, London.

    Various shots of women workers making toys in a factory. Commentator says "Toys for export mean money to pay for much-needed imports and at last there are some left for our own shops".

    One woman forces some straw into a large stuffed dog toy. Nice shots of women at benches fitting wheels to toy cars and hooks to trains. A man in a factory coat looks at a tray of small wooden toys. C/U of one of the toys - it's one of those jointed animals mounted on a base that collapses when you press the base in.

    Lead soldiers are made and painted by hand. They are then carded and packed into boxes for export.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1398.26
    Media URN:
    45555
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:08:00 / 01:47:13:00
    Canister:
    NP 130

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