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    Material related to newsreel story "BMC Strike (aka Automation)" - 56/60.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "BMC Strike (aka Automation)" 56/60.

    SV. Raw cylinder block being moved along. SV. Believe drilling of cylinder block in process. GV. Cylinder blocks coming along rollers. SCU. Cylinder block being moved by automatic machine to another machine. SCU. Board with lots of lights on it. SV. Cylinder block being drilled. SV. Cylinder blocks being moved on rollers. SCU. Believe milling. CU. Man working controls. SV. Showing cylinder block coming out of machine. SV. Board with lights on. GV. Plant. GV. Showing automation lay out with blocks moving along (cylinder). CU. Automation board. SCU. Cylinder block moving along on machine. SV. Engine parts being moved along and handled by machine. GV. Layout men working. SV. & SV. SCU. Showing old time stuff - men lifting block off machine. SV. Two men lowering into position a mould which is used for power head. SV. Pouring in the mould for power head and transfer machine (2 shots). CU. Man taking temperature of molten metal. GV. Stores at automation plant. GV. Main machine shop (2 shots). MS. Vertical boring on base of automation machine to make stub-axles for cars. CU. Man operating gear cutting worm wheel (2 shots). MS. Man lifting power head onto machine for milling. CU. Man lifting power head onto machine for milling and milling in process. MS. Man taking electric motor from supply of same. CU. Man fitting the motor. CU. Foreman looking at blueprints. LV. Power head assembly line (2 shots). CU. Workmen fitting gears in power head and revolving it on stand. SV. Two men with finished ten-horse-power, power head. LV. & GV. & SV. Pickets at 8 a.m. at the gates of the Standard Motor Co. LV. Builders at work on concrete excavations of factory which is to house the transfer automation machines of the new $4 million production line. GV. Interior of Banner Lane Factory, pan to the builders at work. SV. Builders at work, bricking up an excavation. CU. Man laying bricks. GV. & LV. & CU. Excavating machine at work in the factory. SV. Truck taking away dirt from the excavation. SV. & CU. Men drilling the outline of the hole to be dug.


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    01:29:05:00 / 01:35:17:00
    56/60 Q (Selected Originals )

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