GOUROCK ROPEWORKS, NEW LANARK I

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Employees at work in the Gourock Ropework's factory at New Lanark. Includes brief exterior shots of the buildings, then ropemaking processes in the factory. (clip - onsite only)

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General views of the factory floor, looms in action (clip - onsite only)

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Industrial

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: GOUROCK ROPEWORKS, NEW LANARK I

Reference number: 5144

Date: 1965c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.12 mins

Description: Work inside the Gourock Ropework's factory based at New Lanark is recorded. Includes brief exterior shots of the buildings, then ropemaking processes in factory.

Shotlist: exts Gourock Ropework buildings at New Lanark (0.32) ints ropemaking processes in factory; initial alignment of fibres (?); spinning threads, wound onto bobbins, overseen by female workers (3.12)