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  • Employment, industry and industrial relations


  • Industrial


  • 1950s

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Title: cine camera IN industry, the

Reference number: 0476

Date: 1955c

Production company: Industrial Panel of the SFC

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.24 mins

Description: How the cine camera is used in industry, for example in advertising and in time and motion studies. Includes shots of a lifeboat designed for use with tankers undergoing fire testing.

Shotlist: Credits (0.28); Shots of lifeboat at sea, [built by Mechans, Scotstoun] (0.32) gvs lifeboat undergoing trials, in a diesel fire; fire is extinguished; c/u "crew" [managers] emerging from scorched boat (1.53); gvs lifeboat sailing on Gairloch (3.10); close shots camera and projector (3.31); Extract from a film about road building in Nairobi, made by an engineer (4.43); Extract from a film shot in William MacDonald & Sons biscuit factory (5.32); Extract from a film in Shaw Petrie Ltd. factory, making welded fittings (6.59); Extract from a film made to sell tractor, showing a child driving it (7.36); Extract from a film made for time and motion study, woman folding a card model (7.54); Extract from film showing the action of a dough-making machine (8.33); Extract from a film showing the action of one of Urquhart, Lindsay and Co.'s power looms in slow motion (8.17); Recap of the previous excerpts (9.51); The Industrial Panel seeks to serve industry through film in Training Research Welfare Prestige. A comprehensive film service is provided by The Industrial Panel of the Scottish Film Council (10.24)