BLACK AND DECKER LIMITED

The testing and packing of tools in Black and Decker’s factory in the late 1940s. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Films / Thames and Clyde Productions

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: BLACK AND DECKER LIMITED

Reference number: 0097

Date: 1948c

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5 mins

Description: Manufacture of components for Black and Decker tools. [Incomplete]

Shotlist: [Credits missing] Manufacture of components for Black and Decker tools (0.30) female workers working on Black & Decker assembly line (1.16) c/u Test House sign; Testing; pan over drills undergoing a "running test"; gvs final inspection of drills (2.30) Packing Department; c/u labelling (2.50) narrator discusses Black & Decker with people in a pub, intercut with gvs tools in use, repairing railway wagons (3.41) gvs women manufacturing High cycle tools (4.16) [Incomplete]