BERTRAMS LTD.

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Science and technology

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: BERTRAMS LTD.

Reference number: 1788

Date: 1960s

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.56 mins

Description: Machinery at work in Bertrams Ltd, papermaking machinery engineers of Edinburgh.

Shotlist: [Please note shotlisted from VHS copy, times converted from 25 fps]

No credits. Shot of name plate on the premises of Messrs Bertrams Ltd, papermaking machinery engineers, of Sciennes, Edinburgh; Main Entrance to St. Katherines's Works (0.17) General views of the interior of the premises; man operating a small platform?, occasional shots of a small boy using controls (6.00) c/u Bertram's Ltd name plate; ints. Sciennes factory, very large boxed in machine, with a large roller loaded with paper (6.36) c/u sheets of paper being converted to pulp; (7.36) Several close-ups of specific machines (12.11) man adjusting a control panel; he then adjusts the machine in operation (12.47) elevated pans over machinery on factory floor (13.30) changing the roller for an empty one [production is not stopped]; waste paper from the operation is pushed through a trap door (14.27) paper waste is pulped; full rolls are stacked together; gvs paper rolling through the machine (16.29) c/u nameplate (16.34)