SOAP MAKING

General views inside the soap works - Adding perfume, filling the mould, opening mould to reveal large slab and cutting the slab of soap. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Home life

Genres:

  • Educational

Series:

  • Carrick classroom

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SOAP MAKING

Reference number: 2169

Date: 1936c

Sponsor: Glasgow Education Committee

Production company: [ Elder-Dalrymple Productions]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.47 mins

Description: Inside a soap works where the different manufacturing processes are explained.

One of the Carrick Series, made for and approved by Glasgow Education Committee. See teaching notes and Scottish Educational Film Review No 27

Shotlist: Credits (.09) inside a soap works. Melting the fats (.50) The fats entering the vat (1.16) Preparation of brine mixture. Mixing same in tub (3.13) Adding perfume (3.31) Filling the mould gvs, opening mould to reveal large slab (3.52) Cutting (4.37) Stamping and packing (4.45) ecs (4.47)