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industry2.jpgThe Tan-Zam Railway links Dar-es-Salam to the Zambian copperbelt. Felix Green’s footage of this remarkable feat describes how 14,000 Chinese and 40,000 Africans pushed this railway 1,900 kilometres through jungles, over mountains and across swamps and rivers.

Included in our footage library are wartime factories of the Ford Motor company, UK, trawler fishing off the English coast, and coal production at the Kentish coal plant amongst others. The Industrial Relations Act 1971 is shown with its consequences. N.E. China is one of the countries major industrial regions. industry1.jpgFootage of what occurred there during the Cultural Revolution includes the industrial cities and their workers, nurseries for the children of working mothers, scenes of Red Guards journeying on foot to bring knowledge to the peasants living in the outlying regions. The consequences of industrialization is covered by footage from Minamata showing the devastating health conditions resulting from mercury pollution of the seas used for fishing by the local people.

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Door to door bread delivery

country of origin: United Kingdom

Scrapbook of Ford Motor Company

country of origin: United Kingdom

Seagulls following trawler / fishing boat

country of origin: Norway

Factory, pills made and put into bottles on production line

country of origin: United Kingdom

Replica of an apothecary shop

country of origin: United Kingdom

Picking and crating mimosa bunches

country of origin: former USSR

Scrap metal transported to steelworks on steam trains

country of origin: United Kingdom

First ford car

country of origin: United Kingdom

Tiny fish are poured from bucket

country of origin: Norway

Women factory workers

country of origin: United Kingdom

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