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Title: PURE NEW WOOL - AND SCOTTISH
Reference number: 0571
Production company: [ Scottish Woollen Trade Mark Association]
Running time: 6.00 mins
Description: From sheep shearing in Australia to wool being spun and woven into cloth in Scottish tweed mills.
Trade News Service of America presents through Motion Picture Arts Inc.
This film is presented through the Industrial Department YMCA (possibly spare leader?)
Shotlist: Credits (.26); Sheep shearing in Australia. Shots of sheep in pens and men in shearing sheds clipping the animals (.40); - Whence the "clip" is transported to the mills in Scotland. Wool sorting, scouring and drying. Men at bench sorting wool by hand. Another man feeds wool into machines (1.10); Oiling and teasing. Shots of machinery (1.28); Carding. Lengths of wool being carded by machine (1.59); Thus rendered uniform and homogenous, the wool is wound on spools and transferred to the spinning shed. Shots of rows of spindles (2.13); - Where it is tied, drawn and spun into yarn. Shots of various machines, young boys operating machinery. (2.33); Reeling. Shots of woman supervising machinery (2.52); Warp-winding, warping, beaming and weft-winding. Shot of people feeding wool onto various machines (3.31); Weaving. Shots of machines (3.44); Examining and finishing. Shots of women inspecting cloth as it passes through machinery (4.16); Stamping the guarantee of the Scottish Tweed Manufacturers on the cloth. Girls stamp a corner of the cloth. Shots of the trade mark (4.54) Inspector examines the finished cloth, bales covered and squashed flat, sewn up in big bags (5.06); Horse pulls cart full of bales out of the yard (5.10); So guaranteed, I cross the border for distribution to woollen merchants, tailors and costumiers throughout the world. (5.28); Man sitting in chair reading a newspaper, sees an advert for "Scottish tweeds" and gets up (5.39); Shots inside ladies' costumier. "Yes, but what guarantee have I that the material is pure new wool?" Assistant shows the customer the Scottish Woollen Trade Association mark on the inside of jacket (5.55); To obtain genuine Scottish tweeds, order "with the trade mark" - the collective guarantee of the Scottish tweed industry. Shot of the trademark (6.02)
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