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[I.M.C.C. Mines: Dragline Operations]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1451|
After a brief introductory shot of a phosphate mine, the dragline is filmed at work - the dragline being the large crane which excavates the topsoil to reveal the 'matrix' below, the layer of soil which contains phosphate rock.
[I.M.C.C. Phosphate Mines in America]
|Date||November 1946; [1949?]; March 1951; [1952?]||ID||1432|
Footage of three phosphate mines operated by the International Minerals and Chemical Corporation in Polk County, Central Florida. This film documents the various stages in the mining and processing of phosphate, and the machinery used at the time.
[Visit to America]
Colour amateur footage with intertitles of trips to the United States of America. The film includes footage of Washington and New York, as well as of an American Football match and the suburban homes of family friends and associates.
[I.M.C.C. Mines: Hydrogen]
|Date||[ca. 1946 - 1951]||ID||1459|
In this short film the industrial machinery of a phosphate mine is depicted, in a panorama of the view of a processing plant from machinery in its grounds. The location filmed here appears at the start of another of Mr Voss' films, 'IMCC mines; Noralyn Air Plant', no. 1445. The latter film appears to continue from where this one ends.
A Bottle of Milk
A concise account of the production of a bottle of milk, from dairy cow to doorstep in just four hours.
[First Ozengall Harvest]
This short black and white film provides highlights of grain harvesting using a mechanised process of combine-harvesters on Ozengall Farm, adjacent to Spratling Court Farm, Kent. The children join the workers on the farm and play in the cut straw.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
Resmat Cold Asphalt; A Film of the Manufacture and Laying of This Product
An amateur film with intertitles which records work being undertaken by the William F. Rees civil engineering company. Footage includes images of the asphalt production depot in Chelsea, the plant depot in Coulsdon, the resurfacing of Goodwood Race Track using both men and machinery.
The REES Plant Department’s Move to Coulsdon
|Date||1950; 1958; 1960||ID||2405|
An amateur record of the Plant Department of William F. Rees civil engineering company establishing itself in Coulsdon, following its move there from Cheltenham. Footage of the site under construction is followed by images of its official opening and of it being fully operational.
This colour film follows a large steam ship or ferry coming into dock at Newhaven. This is followed by views of the Hope Inn public house near West Beach, with cars and people outside the pub. On the water at Newhaven several boats, a yacht and pleasure craft pass by, with views of the harbour, including a train engine marked '6241'.
A road safety film presented by Greenwich Local Safety Committee. The film describes the importance to the country of workers in British industry and warns against the dangers of being overly hasty when returning home after work. The fictional account shows three factory workers who risk death on the roads in their haste to get home.
Out of the Dark
The story of gas and electric lighting, told by Dr. Arthur Bryant and Professor C. Andrade with reconstructed scenes and footage of ancient, industrial and modern lighting apparatus, produced at Merton Park Studios for the Electrical Development Association in 1951.
[Festival of Britain]
This colour film provides highlights of the 1951 Festival of Britain - South Bank Exhibition, held at Waterloo in London. The sights include many of the exhibition buildings, sculptures and art displays, set among the landscaped gardens adjacent to Festival Pier on the South Bank.
The Church in Action in the Hop Gardens of East Kent
This intertitled silent film, produced by the Church of England Temperance Society, shows the society's work amongst the annual hop-picking communities of East Kent. The film highlights the day-to-day activities of the hop-pickers and the church's mission activities.
Plant Hire 1952
An amateur record with intertitles of some of the machinery hired out by William F. Rees Plant Department during 1952. Bulldozers, excavators and rollers are seen working on numerous projects, including road surfacing at Crawley New Town.
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