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Opener for Tin

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2013A
Date Released
4 Jan 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Track Stars
  2. 2Key to Service
  3. 3Opener for Tin
  4. 4Blunderbuss
  5. 5Highbury Draw

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Opener for Tin. DESCRIPTION: By re-opening the Tin Mines of Cornwall, there’s hope on an increased supply of this valuable metal and a source of new prosperity in the West. SHOTLIST: MS miner drilling in Cornish tin mine. CU pan ditto. CU drill going into rock. MS tin ore being loaded onto trucks with mechanical shovel. MS ditto. MS miners past on mine train carrying tin ore from pit head. LS train enters building where ore is to be sorted. MS sign Thyssen. MS tin ore tipped from trucks. MS tin ore during washing and crushing process. CU ditto. GV tin oxide being separated in water tanks. MS ditto. MCU sample of tin oxide being tested. CU technician testing sample. MCU sample of tin oxide being weighed. CU tin oxide being poured into sack. MS ditto. GV tin mine at ground level. MS cable being wound in on winch. CU ditto. MS miners walking from pit head. MS ditto. GV pan disused tin mine.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Transport; Industry and manufacture; Mining
Locations
England
Card file number
93099
Credits:
Camera
John Wanstall
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
149
Story extras:

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