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  • Short Summary

    Processes involved in making bricks are shown.

  • Description

    Intertitle reads: "Concrete and other styles may come and go but the old brick still smiles - he can hold his own."

    M/S of a man digging "pug" - he digs with a shovel and loads it into a wheelbarrow. He pushes the barrow up a ramp to a mixer where he tips it in. C/U of the mixture being mixed. The moulders shape the bricks. M/S of three men at work. L/S of a long barrow of bricks being pushed towards the camera. M/S of man stacking the bricks. The bricks are transferred to kilns. High angle shot of men running along with barrows full of bricks. L/S of two men stacking large wall of bricks. "Finally, after being "fired" the bricks are loaded on lorries ready for those new houses we hear so much about." L/S of kiln of bricks with smoke coming out of the top. Camera pans across. Four men load the bricks on to a lorry. Painted on the side is: "Horse & Motor Haulage Co. Tractor."

    Note: nicely shot film - especially for the time. Good image quality.

    Safety print exists

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:21:00 / 01:23:50:00
    EP 075

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