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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of milk being bottled and new plastic sachets filled; milk floats on their rounds.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Mildenhall, Suffolk

    MS. Small milk float moving along suburban road on its rounds. Various shots, United Dairies milk float arriving and parked outside their dairy. LS Inside the dairy showing the modern way milk is bottled automatically. Various shots, a young factory worker demonstrating the new milk packing process to a group of observers, where a continuous strip of polythene bag is filled with milk, sealed and cut into packs by machine. MS A young woman is made to pose holding an armful of milk sachets, brand name is "Polymaid". Various shots, a milkman making his delivery of polythene wrapped pints of milk, first to a woman at the door of her cottage and then just dropping them into little boxes outside the front door.

    Various shots at the depot of a milkman loading his flat, supposedly showing how more polythene wrapped pints can be carried than bottles of milk. LS Milkman drives his float out of the yard. CU Man in a jacket slips a milk bag into his jacket pocket. MS and CU Housewife on step of house catching a bag of milk thrown by the milkman. MS Man cuts off the corner of milk sachet and has a drink. Various shots, empty milk bottles left outside houses.

    Note: Date on original record: 14/12/1964.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:42:00 / 01:06:43:00
    UN 3982 B

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