• Short Summary

    Torpedo manufacture is latest field of skilled labour successfully entered by women.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Women Start Trouble for Hitler's Ships

    SCOTLAND: Alexandria:
    INT
    GV torpedo factory / girls at drilling machines / girl drilling torpedo head part / girl drilling stern of torpedo / girls working at tail pieces / Flora Mclean - ex shop girl / women testing joints of tail piece by air pressure, woman looking at air pressure gauge / pile of propellors pan up to woman shaping propellor, women watching machine.

    Woman working on shaping machine / GV factory showing half finished torpedos / woman working on part of torpedo / white haired woman working on section of torpedo / woman drilling torpedo section / woman drilling section pan down to drill / nearly finished torpedos / Woman putting death regulator into torpedo, woman cooling torpedo by water to charge air cylinder

    Girls testing air pressure / girl working dials / woman screwing up section on torpedo and woman turning propellor / female loading torpedo ready for firing

    EXT
    Torpedo being fired / Shot showing trail of torpedo through water / torpedo surfacing / torpedo being picked up out of water / launch arriving back with torpedo and hoisting torpedo in / women pushing large type torpedo out from factory.

    ORIG.NEG. & BLUE

    GOOD SCENES:

    Interior of factory showing half finished torpedos.

    CENSORED SCENES:

    Girl testing air pressure / propellor of torpedo / type of building pan to river below where torpedos are tested / man looking through telescope at torpedo being fired / trail of torpedo in water.

    Munitions and Armaments; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Great Britain
    Background: Torpedo manufacture is latest field of skilled labour successfully entered by women.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEXVI9FMG3QDXKBJMG69BTEDSF
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXVI9FMG3QDXKBJMG69BTEDSF
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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