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Title: [WALLHOUSE - MINING CLAY]
Reference number: 2072
Director: [filmed by Alaistair Stein ]
Running time: 10.37 mins
Mining for clay and the making of hand-made bricks at the Stein Manuel Brickworks, Linlithgow.
See also refs. 2070, 2071, 2073, 2074 and 2985.
One of collection of family film made by Norman Stein (deceased) and son Alaistair (1950s) concerning the domestic life of the Stein family and their family-owned brickworks, J. G. Stein of Bonnybridge (becoming GR-Stein Refractories in the 1970s). Some information for shotlist supplied during viewing by member of the family. For history of the film, see publication STEIN OF BONNYBRIDGE. Refs. 2070-2075.
[shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]
[No credits] Brief landscape shots of the clayworks and setting in fields. Going underground on bogey. Shots of clay face and miners - three men work the face by hand using picks and shovels (2.52) Mining clay on surface, as a buggy loaded with clay is brought up (3.09) Stein's Manuel Works, Linlithgow. Setting kiln car with bricks by hand (3.41) brick press, men and women workers. Loading kiln car (8.21) Making hand-made bricks (10.37)
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