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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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Breath of Fire- South Wales steelworks

country of origin: United Kingdom

Last London trams towed to scrapyard, set on fire, scrap used

country of origin: United Kingdom

Factories in wartime

country of origin: United Kingdom

Lauch of New Anglia in 1959

country of origin: United Kingdom

Rough sea, boat rising and falling on the waves

country of origin: Norway

Sir James Burbon retires as chairman of the coal board

country of origin: United Kingdom

Looking after forests in The Urals - ploughing, measuring trees

country of origin: former USSR

Local fishermen set out, painting a boat

country of origin: United Kingdom

Family Harvest- hop picking in Kent

country of origin: United Kingdom

'Tatter' collects old iron from suburban streets, at scrapyard it is cut up, sorted and crushed

country of origin: United Kingdom

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