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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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Farnborough Airshow, 1949. First appearance of De-Hallivant Comet

country of origin: United Kingdom

Lunch break

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Gutting fish

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Boats leaving harbour for the open sea

country of origin: Norway

Schoolbus enters Beaminsh Hall in Co. Durham, soon to become an open-air museum

country of origin: United Kingdom

Women at work

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About 1952 Scrap Drive

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Shift changeover

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Fishing nets

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Fish being processed on huge industrial trawler

country of origin: Norway

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