My films

The 'My films' feature allows you to build a personal list of films from the Moving Image Archive catalogue. To add films to your list use the 'Add to my films' button on the full description page for each film or in your search results.

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'J. & P. COATS TRAINING FILM' added to 'My films'.

Films with full length videos

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A training film from Coats Thread Makers. The film shows the machines which are used to spin and and put the thread onto spindles. The film was to show employees how to clean and maintain these machines to ensure that they stayed in perfect working order. [no intertitles]

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