- Title: U533
Colour live action film about the manufacture of stockings, 1950s
mcu woman's right hand inside sheer stocking. Left hand strokes nylon and then stretches nylon ms knitting machine in operation mcu bobbins of nylon thread being tested by small clock-like instrument mcu hand threading bobbins cu graph vs knitting machines vs old woman knitting with cu on hands cu knitted stitches stretching and relaxing mcu woman's leg with shoe stretching and relaxing vs mcus knitting machine in RT and SLO-MO vs man operating knitting machine
vs cus of knitting machine cu woman's leg with stocking and red painted fingernail stroking central seam vs knitting machine in operation mcu man cutting threads on knitting machine mcu woman pointing to heel of stocking with red painted fingernail vs knitting machine in action including mcus vs stockings being knitted man with rack of stockings which he pushed into special pressure cooker mcu man sets machine by turning thermostat which has red flashing light
cu pressure clock with needle slowly rising ms man opens door of cooker and pulls packed stockings back onto rack mcu stockings being ironed by woman ms and slow zi to woman checking texture of stockings with various instruments cu woman's hands having manicure cu hand cream being squirted onto hands and then rubbed in ms large factory floor / room filled with women putting seams into stockings tracking shot behind two women using special machine for putting seams in stockings cu machine sewing selvedge on stockings ms woman checking stockings ms hand measuring stockings ms woman stretching and examining nylon stockings ms factory floor / room full of women examining stockings on wooden model legs mcu bags of stockings passing on conveyor belt ws man pushing stockings into dyeing machine ws man and woman preparing dyes mcu man's hand stirring dye mixture in test tube ms woman dipping stocking into dye mixture ms man lifting stockings out of huge washing machine and then pressing stockings into spin drier (called hydro-extractor) ms man pouring water into dyeing machine into which stockings are added ms stockings moving around in steamy water high < shot man pulling stockings out of machine vs stockings on metal forms being steamed into shape by men ms men slipping nylon stockings onto upside-down leg shapes mcu bags full of stockings along conveyor belt vs women and men checking stockings for flaws ms women stamping stockings with 'Aristoc' name on factory floor cu 'Aristoc' stamp on stockings vs knitting machines men and women working in factory research laboratory with man and woman in white coat man looking through microscope zi to box of Aristoc stockings
- Keywords:UK, INDUSTRY, HOSIERY, TEXTILES, FASHION, QUALITY, MANUFACTURING, CONTROL, WOMEN AT WORK, MECHANICAL LOOM, STOCKINGS.
- Master Title:U533