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    Chefs at work on board a liner using various labour saving devices.

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    Two short shots of man loading milk powder into a vat. He then puts little square pats of butter into the vats. Intertitle reads: " part of what they nickname the "iron cow!" - (Your milk is formed out of milk powder, water and butter - and machines!)" M/S of milk being poured through a machine which looks like corrugated iron. The milk then pours out of the bottom of the machine. "Other machines deal with the vegetables - " M/S of vegetables (potatoes?) being poured into a machine. We then see them emerge from the other end of the machine - possibly peeled. Cabbages are put into another machine. M/S of a group of chefs working in a galley.

    "In liners, men do Eve's kitchen work - " Various shots of chefs at work. Good shot of a machine which is used to slice bread. "Here's a new one - a super "toaster". Several pieces of bread are placed on a grill pan and put under to toast. "But, the "Narkunda's" sweetest department is the cakes and pastry section - " Tilt down shot of a cake mixing machine. C/U of a chef, tilt down to show him slicing up a Swiss roll. Shot of waiters moving around collecting food for the liners' guests. Exterior shot of the ship showing lifeboats and the waves.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 530.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:48:56:00 / 01:52:41:00
    EP 217

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