- Title: CF496
**FOOTAGE ON 16MM**
INDUSTRY, INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION DOCUMENTARY (1970, COL)
High angle pan over Manchester skyline. Street scenes, people shopping, buses, crossing road, waiting for buses. Pan over countryside, rolling hills, farm land, horse grazing, young boy feeds hay to Highland cattle. Man / farmer leads bull by nose ring, vs village scenes, little traffic, horse riders past, pubs, post office, man walks up country lane. Ext and int cottage with spinning wheel. Vs STILLS pre industrial revolution scenes showing spinning and weaving of textiles esp cotton, water power, water mill, coal mining, industry, ships in port, vs inventions such as Spinning Jenny, the frame, the mule, factories and chimneys. Street scenes in new cities, workers, END OF STILLS.
ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE (1940s, 50s, BW) Vs men and women work in cotton spinning / textiles factories, vs cu shots of manufacture, machinery, pan along women working at machines, good shots machinery and industrial processes.
STILLS of Victorian children working in coal mines and textile factories / mills, disabled people on streets and poor housing, exploitation and poverty, growth of workers’ unions. Growth of education, railways, END OF STILLS. Vs barges being shipped along canals, port / docks.
**Big emulsion scratch starts at this point**
Vs dilapidated housing, street scenes in Manchester, housing, shops cu fish & chips and Bingo, women chat on street corners, workers along, children play on street corners, feet of workers as along, buses arrive at factory gates, men work in heavy engineering, men and women work in plastics factories, shot of smoking factory chimneys, **SCRATCH FINISHES HERE**, view down canal and industrial buildings, great tracking shot along dilapidated, run-down area of Manchester / Salford poss, shops without glass, half-demolished houses, poverty, two old men into community centre, vs old people eat together, older people making plastic gadgets, man along on dumper truck, construction / building work.
Great footage of woman walking over pile of rubble in Salford with demolished buildings all around, woman with shopping bag walks past unused old building next door to high rise block with children playing in playground in foreground, vs children in playground.
- Master Title:MAN AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION