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  1. First Glass Only! "Mirror Train" Takes Iron Road

    Date released
    1 Nov 1937
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    697
    NoS ID
    035530
    Story no
    1 / 8
    Extras
    1 shot list

    First "all glass" train leaves works to show limitless possibilities of glass for household purposes.

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  2. Glass Blowing (1998 Video)

    Producer
    Richard McCarter
    Subject
    Engineering
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 15 min., 1999 sale: £55.00 (+VAT +p&p) VHS, non-higher education 1999 sale: £150.00 (+VAT +p&p) higher education - master tape for re-editing and copying 2000 sale: £35.00 (+VAT inc. p&p) VHS, higher education

    Shows a glass blower making an ornate wine glass from lead crystal that has been heated to 1200 degrees Celsius. He demonstrates the skills and tools required to produce a high-quality product. The process...

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  3. William Shakespeare: A Life of Drama (1999 Television, Video)

    Series
    A&E Biography
    Director
    Rebecca Jones
    Producer
    Rebecca Jones

    A biography of Shakespeare. Details the major themes in his life and the development of his career in the London theatre. Includes readings by Germaine Greer and Edward Petherbridge of several sonnets and...

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  4. The Other Man’s Job: Glass to Stop Bullets

    Date released
    22 Mar 1945
    Series name
    Warwork News
    Issue no
    S15/69; Paramount Issue No.: 1467
    NoS ID
    156766
    Story no
    1 / 2

    The production of bulletproof safety glass for wartime use. Strength shown under attack from Bren-gun. Sheets of cellulose-acetate are placed between sheets of glass and sealed with bitumen. Carriage screen...

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  5. Glass Suites Are Worth Looking Into

    Date released
    27 Dec 1937
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    713
    NoS ID
    035658
    Story no
    5 / 8
    Extras
    1 shot list

    New ideas in furniture. Glass suite made for shipment to India.

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  6. Glass Worker - Filmed at Battersea

    Date released
    12 Jul 1928
    Series name
    Eve And Everybody’s Film Review
    Issue no
    371
    NoS ID
    331916
    Story no
    2 / 8

    NoS Summary - Eve blowing glass at a glass works in Battersea. British Pathe synopsis: Opening intertitle reads: "We’re used to ladies running farms, fashion-businesses and other departures from domestic...

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  7. Bullet Proof Glass

    Date released
    7 Dec 1931
    Series name
    Universal News
    Issue no
    147
    NoS ID
    138368
    Story no
    6 / 9
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet

    Inventor demonstrates newest safety glass.

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  8. Stained Glass Darkly

    Date released
    1973
    Series name
    Living Tomorrow
    Issue no
    129
    NoS ID
    325546
    Story no
    3 / 3

    COI synopsis: When the colour in stained glass fades, the aura of stained glass windows is spirited away. Dr Newton is using the tools of the twentieth century artisan so that we can see for ourselves how...

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  9. Stained Glass Darkly

    Date released
    1973
    Series name
    Tomorrow Today
    Issue no
    129
    NoS ID
    329592
    Story no
    2 / 3

    COI synopsis: When the colour in stained glass fades, the aura of stained glass windows is spirited away. Dr Newton is using the tools of the twentieth century artisan so that we can see for ourselves how...

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  10. The Spinner

    Date released
    16 Oct 1930
    Series name
    Eve And Everybody’s Film Review
    Issue no
    489
    NoS ID
    332552
    Story no
    1 / 5

    NoS synopsis: "For over 160 years the delicate art of spinning glass (originated by the Venetians) has been practised by one family in London." C/Us of a middle aged woman spinning glass. "Fine as human...

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