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Reel Number: H1329-04
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1917,1918
Location: Buffalo,dayton,Detroit,Elizabeth,Michigan,New Jersey,New York,Ohio
TC Begins: 10:34:37
TC Ends: 10:42:31
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWI, Homefront - Airplane Manufacturing - Handley Page, R1, Pt. 2 of 2 10:34:47 Flash title: Flawless spruce, long enough for wing beams is rare, therefore beams often are spliced. The joints are grooved to give the glue the maximum grip. 10:34:48 Two men gluing joints together. 10:35:17 Flash title: The wing beams. These main supports of the wings are hollowed out on a routing machine to make them lighter without loss of strength. 10:35:34 Large machine measuring strength of trimmed beam w/ pressure increased until it breaks. 10:36:13 Flash title: Assembling the wings. Scenes of men & women assembling aircraft wings. Shots of factory floor. 10:37:41 Flash title: The wing-coverings are of fine Irish linen and 150 yards are used for each plane. 10:37:42 Women covering aircraft wings w/ cloth. Stitching in MCU. 10:38:38 Flash title: An airplane is supported by suction not by pressure & were it not for the stitches the covering would be torn from the wings. 10:38:40 Woman standing at racks stitching. 10:39:05 Flash title: Frayed tape is stretched over the stitching. CU tape laid over stitches & men applying w/ glue. 10:39:18 Flash title: The wings are coated w/ a hardening chemical that shrinks the tough linen to drum tightness. 10:39:19 Scenes of men applying hardening chemical. 10:39:37 Flash title: The insignia of the U.S. Air Service is applied by process of transfer ink. 10:39:38 MS's of women applying insignia. 10:40:32 Men assembling biplane wings; pan over factory floor w/ many wings ready to assemble. Men move them & attach w/ struts & tension wires. Carry wing. 10:42:30 Flash title: America will have a host of battle-planes like these that are shown to you in the making. on table. WW1 Homefront; Military Aviation Industry; 1917; 1918; Airplane Assembly; Two cards combined, 10:24:49 - 10:42:31 sold at per reel rate. Very good. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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