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Title: DUNDEE JUTE
Reference number: 0185
Director: filmed by J. R. L. Halley
Running time: 15.50 mins
A demonstration of how jute is manufactured in the Halley and Sons' Wallace Craigie Works in Dundee. The film follows the processes of batching, carding, spinning, weaving, up to the finished product.
Prize-winner at the Scottish Amateur Film Festival, 1949.
See also ref. 1860
p., d. and ph. J R L Halley
[Shotlisted at different speed. Actual timing is 15.50 mins @ 18 fps]
Credits (.15) Landing raw material from Pakistan at Dundee docks and transporting it by lorry to the works (1.39) Stoking and maintaining machinery (2.17) Batching. Shots of same (3.30) Carding. Jute is processed into large rolls and put through machinery (4.38); Preparing raw material for spinning (5.22); Spinning. Shots of same (6.31); Warp winding. Shots of same (7.00) Starching and beaming. Shots of same (8.41) Weft winding. Shots of same (9.17) Weaving. Shots of same (9.45) Calendering. Shots of same (10.08); Finished product leaves the works for various destinations by road, rail and sea (11.12)
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