STK-ID 23883

[Title: Steelworkers Go To Press] Sequence inside Hamilton steel mill showing workers, molten metal, crucibles, extruded sections of steel on conveyor (red hot rods), women at work handling steel sheets. Shots of extrusion press with red hot steels rods, of electrically controlled steel hands picking up red hot ingots and operator of machine. Shot of steelworker reading their weekly paper while having coffee. CU of sign "Steelworkers of America - CIO - CCL", TILT DOWN to man entering building. MSs of men discussing in editing room of newspaper. Shots of steel council meeting, journalist taking notes, picture getting taken. Shots of hockey game between two steelworkers departments, two players fighting, action during game. Shots of basketball game between men and women in gym. Shots of men and women dancing on ballroom floor, enjoying drinks in recreation hall. Shots of editors and reporters at work on newspaper, linotype operator and type setter at work in composing room. Shots of plates being placed on press, papers rolling off press, being handed out on sidewalk to workers. Shot of workers leaving plant. [end title]


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 87.
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio