• Short Summary

    France turns scrap metal collected from all over the country into barbed wire to strengthen Maginot Line.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Old Iron Joins Up, Becomes Barbed Wire

    FRANCE: Paris:
    EXT
    Gen. top view pan & semi top view of scrap iron depot.
    Semi view electro-magnet lifting metal from truck.
    Semi view electro-magnet drops metal into dump.
    Long view lorry past heaps of scrap iron.

    Intr. scenes.

    Top view molten metal in container.
    Long view mechanical arm feeds coal into furnace.
    Long view & semi view melting pot...showing sparks flying.
    Long view & CU molten metal poured into containers..cascade of sparks.
    Long view & semi view molten metal poured out of pot into mould.
    Semi view white hot ingot (16 cwt) on carrier.
    Semi view white hot ingot thru' press.
    Semi view bar of metal out other side.
    Long view & CU white hot wire being wound.
    Semi view & CU men loading coils of barbed wire into truck.

    Munitions and Armaments; France
    Background: France turns scrap metal collected from all over the country into barbed wire to strengthen Maginot Line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPWNTT2EKMGLNRHJNIL4YVCWP
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPWNTT2EKMGLNRHJNIL4YVCWP
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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