Let's See - Manufacture of Optical Glass



'Optical glass is ground and polished to an incredible accuracy. This film shows how the sand is purified and bilted and how the pieces of glass are smoothed and polished into lenses for optical micrometers, survey instruments, microscopes, telescopes and camera lenses.' [1]

In Technicolor.

Date: 1945
Duration: 17:--
Format: Unknown
Director: Robert Le Presle
Commentary: Ronald Waldman
Sponsor: British Council
Production: Merton Park Studios
Distributors: M.G.M.
Length: 1497ft
Certificate: U



Let's See
Certificate: U
Distributors: M.G.M.
Producers: Merton Park Studios
1497ft / 17mins
The manufacture of optical glass and lenses. Produced, in Technicolor, for the British Council. [2]
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  1. ^ Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1947-50
  2. ^
    New Short Films Issued between November 21 and December 17 [1945]
    Vol.12 / No.s 133-144 [135 Missing]/ 1945-46
    Monthly Film Bulletin of the BFI