Cement

1934 , Newport (Isle of Wight)

The processes involved in making cement at the West Medina Cement Works on the Isle of Wight.

Documentary. Making cement for Blue Circle Cement company at the West Medina Cement Works on the Isle of Wight. Footage of the clay fields and chalk quarries, blasting operations, coal and gas retorts, mills, the silos, kiln, clinker being ground into cement, testing for calcium content and crush testing, packing and transport.

Keywords

Cement; Industrial railways

Background Information

The cement works closed down shortly after the film was made.

Manifestations

Cement

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    0:14:07
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    26/09/2011
    Parts
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    0:14:07
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    31/08/2011
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    0:09:02
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    10/05/2011
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    0:09:08
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    04/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686137
  • Activities
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    INV241743
    Canonical Identifier
    1126
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    Unknown
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    Y
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    N
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    pos
    Modification Date
    03/08/2010
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    Reference
    686017
    Sound
    silent
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV277727
    Canonical Identifier
    1126
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
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  • Activities
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    INV209235
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    1126
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    Unknown
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    Image Polarity
    pos
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    03/08/2010
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    Reference
    686009
    Sound
    silent
  • Activities
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    INV244842
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    11
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    Unknown
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    bw
    Dimension
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    Y
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    N
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    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
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    Parts
    Reference
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    Sound
    silent
  • Award:
    • Group 1:
      • Note: Awards (data migration 25/06/2021): Winner of ‘Home Movies’ Trophy in the 1935 IAC Competition. [1975 listing]

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