Rubber for the Road



'The raw material for Britain’s tyremaking industry comes from Malaya. When the rubber arrives at the factory in England the solid blocks are broken down by hydraulic mills. Chemicals are mixed with the rubber, which is heated and turned into tubular form, for inner-tubes. For outer covers the rubber is strengthened with cotton threads and the fabric cut on the bias. Over 200 kinds of tyres for every type of vehicle are made in this factory.' [1]

Date: 1938
Duration: 16:--

A silent film.
Director: -
Production Company: TIDA
Producer: -
Cinematographer: -
Composer: N/A
Narration: N/A
Editor: -
Sound Recording: N/A

Length: 35mm: 1050ft. 16mm:420ft.

Notes:

A silent counterpart to Miles From Malay.

This tyre-maker featured in this film is Dunlop.
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  1. ^ Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1940