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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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Factory's air-raid defence system, anti-aircraft guns on roof, armoured cars, fire engine

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Fishing nets

country of origin: United Kingdom

Fish being processed on huge industrial trawler

country of origin: Norway

Young woman in Victorian costume

country of origin: United Kingdom

Logs schuted down mountainside

country of origin: former USSR

We see grain being harvested, milling, baking

country of origin: United Kingdom

Posters to boost morale

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Frozen mountain scape

country of origin: Norway

The norwegian fjords

country of origin: Norway

Replica of a miner's cottage

country of origin: United Kingdom

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