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August 4, 2014 AT 6:00 am

A 1945 Educational Documentary of the British Plastics Industry #manufacturingmondays

This short, Educational Documentary of the British Plastics Industry from 1945 gives an interesting glimpse into mid-century British industry. We must say, the documentation style is rather posh for plastics!

via wdtvlive42 – Archive Footage

The Manufacture of Plastics in 1940s England.
‘This film shows the processes of making plastics from the original powder to the rolling and moulding of the finished article. Plastics can be moulded or sawn into a vast number of articles. These new substances are strong, smooth, easily cleaned and can be dyed in bright colours.’
(Films of Britain – British Council Film Department Catalogue – 1946)

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