BLACK OR WHITE - SHIELDHALL COFFEE ESSENCE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: BLACK OR WHITE - SHIELDHALL COFFEE ESSENCE

Reference number: 0611

Date: 1959

Sponsor: [ SCWS]

Production company: Gate Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.19 mins

Description: Coffee beans are ground and percolated to make Co-op coffee essence, at the SCWS Shieldhall factory.

For further information see "The British Co-operative Movement Film Catalogue" compiled and edited by Alan Burton 1997

Shotlist: ocs (0.18) Coffee beans sucked up and into roaster; checked for quality; beans cooled in a rotary mixer. (2.09) Beans ground and emptied into percolation vats; stirring ground beans into jets of hot water (2.50) Shots of copper vacuum pans used for concentration (2.59) woman operating bottle washing machine; bottling; capping; labelling and packing machines Awarded the Certificate of the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene for Over 30 Years S.C.W.S; ecs.(6.19)