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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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A collective farm

country of origin: former USSR

Process of production of coal at a Kentish coal plant

country of origin: United Kingdom

First British jet plane takes to the skies, 1941

country of origin: United Kingdom

Signalman gives 'all clear' signal to Scrap Express as it overtakes a freight train

country of origin: United Kingdom

Factory has own surgery, dentist, sun-ray lamp room, canteen, games room, lounge, ballroom, tennis courts, gardens, bowling green

country of origin: United Kingdom

Fish unloaded and gutted in warehouse

country of origin: Norway

Heaps of coal

country of origin: United Kingdom

Sawing down trees in a Siberian forest

country of origin: former USSR

Gloucester Meteor plane, used against Germans

country of origin: United Kingdom

Aircraft parts munitions factory

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