Power Lines - Making a Cable

Still from 'Power Lines'
'The manufacture of cables for transmitting electric power is shown. Copper bars are rolled and drawn into wire, which is twisted into strands, and covered for insulation and protection with layers of rubber, lead, cloth and paper. The completed cables are then given high-voltage tests before being dispatched from the factory.' [1]

Date: 1944/45
Duration: 15:41

Director: James E. Rogers
Production Company: Merton Park Studios
Producer: -
Cinematographer: James E. Rogers
Composer: Charles Williams
Narration: Norman Shelley, & Alvar Lidell
Editor: C. Beaumont
Sound Recording: -
Written by: Jack Saward

Length: 35mm: 1800ft. 16mm: 700ft.

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Power Lines
Certificate: U
Distributors: 20th Century Fox
Producers: Merton Park Studios
1497ft / 17mins
The manufacture of cables for transmitting electric power. Produced for the British Council. [2]
  1. ^ Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946
  2. ^ New Short Films Issued between January 21 and February 20 [1945]
    Monthly Film Bulletin of the BFI