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  • Short Summary

    Women and men at work in a mint.

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    Introductory title reads: "Most men believe this impossible, but as a matter of fact, Uncle Sam's daughters have been making money for years - on paper. Adam starts the business."

    C/U of man looking at an engraved piece of shiny metal. He works on it with tweezers, looking through a magnifying glass. C/U of a man at work on a press. Presumably printing bank notes. Shot of a piece of machinery in action. High angle long shot of a factory floor with lots of women at work. High angle shot of men at work on presses. High angle shot of a woman at work on a machine through which she feed sheets of printed banknotes. Top shot of other women at work, they seem to be checking the notes. C/U of the money (one dollar notes) passing through a machine. Top shot of women at work by the machine. They check the notes. L/S of women at work with piles of banknote sheets. They check them. C/U of a woman turning over sheets of printed notes.

    "In this work, Eve's light touch scores - (Where's the cynic who said Eve always was a good "toucher"?)" C/U of women counting or checking money. L/S of men at work in a packing department. Notes are packaged up and a label is stuck on with glue. Uniformed men push trolleys which presumably contain cash on to the back of the lorry. The men are presumably security guard types. The doors are shut - it is an early "Securicor" type vehicle. High angle shot of the vans leaving the mint.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 426.

    Safety print exists.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:41:00 / 01:27:47:00
    EP 110

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