• Short Summary

    Mass production of arms in American factories.

  • Description

    Detroit, & Akron, United States of America (USA).

    Detroit

    MV. Towards, tank driving through factory. CU. Towards, tank driving through factory. LV. Elevated, lines of tanks & SV. SV. Continnel engine on crane being swung across workshop, & SCU. SV. Engine being lowered onto chassis of tank. CU. Man working on engine. CU. Top view, man working on engine. SV. Turret and gun being swung across workshop on crane. SV. Turret and gun over tank. CU. Tank track. SV. Tank moving over rollers. GV. Men working on lorry engine. SV. Engine block turning over on overhead crane. SV. Engine being moved into position.

    Akron, Ohio.

    GV. Recoilless rifle production line. LV. Recoilless rifle production line. Man wheeling truck of components. SV. Recoilless rifles being moved over alkali tank. CU. Recoilless rifles being submerged in alkali. SV. Recoilless rifles being hauled from alkali tank. SV. Elevated, men working on recoilless rifles. SV. Dummy shell being put into breech of rifle for test.

    GV. Lorry production line. SV. Man fitting wheel. SV. Chassis of lorry being turned on overhead crane. SV. Man stencilling 75 mm recoilless gun on packing case, & CU. LV. Men packing recoilless rifles, & SV. SV. Towards, lorries leaving factory, & CU. SV. Tank leaving factory, & SCU. SV. Pan, tank leaving factory.

    (F.G.) (Orig. D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1445.26
    Media URN:
    47283
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:40:00 / 01:40:29:00
    Canister:
    51/28

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