Film: 6094

Industry + Work | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Making silk Parachutes. Strange humourous commentary makes joke out of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' 1940's
River scenes in Srinigar India Harvesting mulberry bushes. Silkworms. Silk from silkworms. Private life of the silkworm. Breeding. Collection of silk cocoons, conveyor sorts silk pods into 'male', 'female' and 'doubtful'. Each worm spins a mile of thread. Reeling off the thread. Real silk. Cotton type prcessing machines. Making parachutes. Precision technique.

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