• Short Summary

    British steelworkers are off to America to study their production techniques.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Anglo-US Labour Swop. 'We'll Show 'Em How,' Says Mr Skidmore".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV Liner ship the "Queen Mary" alongside. MV Quayside. MV & CU Steel Workers going aboard. MV Going aboard Leslie Skidmore pauses to speak: CU Skidmore saying: 'This is the chance of a lifetime for me. I hope to learn a lot during my stay in the States & maybe I'll be able to show them a thing or two as well.'

    Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

    GV Industrial town. MV Skidmore walks across road and greets Steel worker Edwin Drybell. CU Skidmore. CU Drybell. MV They walk away to their jobs. MV Int. of factory. CU Smelting. CU Drybell. MV Drybell discussing point with foreman. MV Skidmore at work on pattern. CU Skidmore's hands. CU Skidmore.

    London.

    GV Anglo-American Productivity Council meeting in session. MV The Council. CU Philip Read, American Chairman of Productivity Council, speaking: "If perchance we can help Britain to increase its productivity we shall be both proud and happy."

    Southampton.

    GV 'Queen Mary' leaving quayside. MV Workers on board. CU Workers cheering. GV 'Queen Mary' under way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1407.27
    Media URN:
    45798
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:38:48:00
    Canister:
    49/21

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