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Carillon announces work break

Week number 51-08

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Work breaks at the beginning and end of the day at a clothing factory in Twente(?) are no longer announced by a siren or something similar, but by a carillon with an automatic chime that has been placed on the roof. SHOTS: - Int. metal factory(?): spinning machines and workers at work; - steam whistle sounds (off screen, only sound is audible); machines stop; workers stoomfluit loeit (buiten beeld, alleen geluid hoorbaar); machines stop; workers drink coffee(?) in the canteen; - ext. and int. large sewing workshop: girls are working behind sewing machines; one hand on a button and a carillon starts playing outside; the girls stop working, leave their station and drink tea/coffee in the canteen; come back and continue their activities.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
9 February 1951
Length:
01:16

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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