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Reference number: 0510

Date: 1975*

Director: d. Ronald Dunkley

Sponsor: Coats The Thread Makers

Production company: Rayant Pictures

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: The manufacture of "Drima" thread.

For other films concerned with J & P Coats Ltd, Cotton Thread Manufacturer, see also refs. 4140 and T1501

Credits: m. James Harpham
ph. Douglas Ransom
unit manager Tom Williamson
ed. Michael Guest
w. Ronald Dunkley
p. John Durst

Shotlist: Credits (.25); Various shots inside the factory of the thread being spun and wound onto spindles (1.16); Various coloured bobbins (1.56); Spools are carried along a conveyor (2.20); Women behind sewing machines (3.56); Demonstration of how fabric is put under stress (5.41); A woman and her sewing machine (5.58); Demonstration of the effects of ordinary thread and Drima, using two little girls (11.12); Shots of spools graded by colour (12.06); ecs (12.26)