• Short Summary

    Cotton from Lancashire mills is used by the military for a variety of purposes.

  • Description

    No title - A look at how cotton from Lancashire is used in the front line.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of reels of cotton. M/S showing it is used for cords in army car tyres and landing wheels on aeroplanes. Various shots showing the surgical dressings cotton is used in. M/S of battleship, various shots showing cotton is used in the lining for service caps. M/S of the rope, twines and cords also in use on the ship.

    Various shots of firemen fighting big fire, L/S of them on a fire float. M/S as they examine the hose which is made from cotton fabric. Various shots of Royal Air Force aeroplanes flying. Various shots of parachute and barrage balloon both of which contain cotton. Various shots as man puts on para-suit, which is a combined flying suit and parachute. M/S of aeroplanes flying overhead.

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    Film ID:
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    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:32:02:00
    NSP 260

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