• Short Summary

    A look at how zip fasteners are made in the Kynoch Works at Witton, Birmingham.

  • Description

    Manufacture of zip fasteners.

    Kynoch Works, Witton, Birmingham.

    M/S of girl unzipping the outer layer of her skirt and putting it round her shoulders as cape, this was designed by Mr Lashwood of London. M/S rolls of tape on the shelf. Various shots of girl threading tape onto machine for sewing. C/U tape machine, pan to tape falling into bin. M/S of man threading teeth of fastener. C/U as tape goes through the machine. Various shots of the lengths of tape falling into bins. M/S as woman adds the bottom part of the zip. Various shots of girl testing it. C/U teeth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1275.06
    Media URN:
    34401
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:14:00 / 01:11:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 285

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