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A Romance of Engineering DVD


Price: 19.95

A Romance of Engineering DVDA collection of promotional films made by Stanley L Russell for Scottish engineering companies. The programme comprises: Men of Iron (c. 1947, b/w) - An overview of iron propellor manufacture at the Blair Foundry of Andrew Strang & Co, Hurlford in Ayrshire. A Romance of Engineering (1938, b/w) - Made for screening at the 1938 Empire Exhibition, this film shows the production of steel components at William Beardmore & Co's Parkhead Forge. James Watt (1959, b/w) - A film about the life and work of the inventor of steam engines, James Watt. Story of a Steel Wire Rope (1946, b/w) - An illustration of the manufacture of Martin Black & Company's wire ropes, highlighting all the various processes involved in production and testing. Complete with a 24 page booklet on Industrial Film Making in Scotland. DVD running time: 97 mins b/w.



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