SOCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL HISTORY

No Image FOOT'S EYE VIEW
A story told from the foot's point of view of the need to wear protective shoes or boots in jobs where feet need to be guarded against accidents.
Year of Pro...
No Image DON'T BE A DUMMY
Opening shot of Battersea Power Station: interior: white-coated man speaks to camera about safety.Shots of steelworks etc. Dummy dressed as workman used to show...
No Image PATTERN FOR PROGRESS (PART 2: FORWARD TOGETHER)
Outlines the different processes involved in the steelworks factories looks at both the general workers and the work done by the scientists higher up. Old bus a...
No Image WORLD TRANSFORMED (A)
Building a power transformer; checking all its parts and transporting it to its destination via rail roads and bridges. Good waterfall.
Year of Production: 1...
No Image ELECTRICITY IN YOUR GARDEN
Gardener and Broadcaster Roy Hay describes how he transformed cottage garden. Good shots of house followed by details of making heated frames building heated gr...
No Image IRISH INTERLUDE
Vocational guidance film to attract girls leaving school to enter the linen industry. Dramatised presentation of the improved working conditions in modern irish...
No Image PRE-STRESSED CONCRETE
Opens with various shots of concrete buildings (early 1950s) Detailed explanation of advantages of pre-stressed concrete with testing then how concrete slabs a...
No Image CONTRIBUTION TO VICTORY

Year of Production: 1945
Color or Black and White?: Black & white
Running Time: 20 mins 40 secs
Shot ListU84
00:00:00 - 00:00:15
Opening...
No Image CURIOUS HISTORY OF MONEY (THE)
Funny cartoon film telling the history of money from barter via coins and bank notes to the cheque book and the credit card. Foundation of the Bank of England; ...
No Image METALS OF THE NUCLEAR AGE
Harwell: Explanation of experiments in metals using methods based on atomic energy plutonium and others. largely unintelligible but good shots of various scient...
No Image PUBLIC SERVICE
The tradition of service on the road; the progress made on breakdown services.
Brief intro on village. Leslie Mitchell takes car in to be serviced - Accoun...
No Image ONE MAN AND HIS JOB
Better wages. Also explores ways of increasing productivity in different types of industries.
Color or Black and White?: B/W
Running Time: 17 mins 34 secs...
No Image LIVE AND LET LIVE
Film warning of accidents waiting to happen in docks. Opens with coil of rope; stretcher being loaded into ambulance. Various shots dock side: crane loading shi...
No Image FIRE DOWN BELOW
Safety at Sea explained through court proceedings
Year of Production: 1962
Color or Black and White?: Colour
Running Time: 24 mins 46 secs
Shot List...
No Image ARC WELDING
Arc welding in modern engineering practice. Arc welding makes use of intense heat generated when an electric arc is struck between two metal conductors and brin...
No Image FACTS OF LIFE
Based on a theme by G. Will Howells
Year of Production: 1970s?
Color or Black and White?: Colour
Running Time: 18 mins 30 secs
Shot ListU516
DES...
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