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March of Time -- outtakes -- munitions/arms factory

Film | Accession Number: 2000.210 | RG Number: RG-60.2153 | Film ID: 2245

Can 28. 100 feet. VS, different angles of a red hot steel ingot being carried on a crane to the pressing machine. VS, ingot on machine being pressed and rounded into shape for making a cannon. Can 29. 100 feet. VS, different angles of red hot steel lengths for barrels of rifles, being beaten into shape by workman with hammer. CU, steel being taken out of machine. Can 30. 100 feet. Lt. Col. Letov of the Czech army inspecting bolts for army rifles. Letov walking into picture, checking up on man at testing machine and inspecting various trucks filled with bolts. CU, Letov inspecting bolt. CU of man at testing machine. Letov inspecting bolt. CU man at testing machine. Heavy gun as used by the Germans for firing shells. Can 31. 100 feet VS, heavy gun, with men lowering barrel, loading gun with shell and closing breech. Skoda yard. Can 32. 100 feet. Skoda yard with crane carrying shell cases, with works and chimney in BG. Skoda Works with two trains passing. Electrical motor plant, INT. Crane in electrical motor plant with Skodovy Zavody Plzen. INT, designing room, designers at work, picture of late President Masaryk on the wall. Name plate Skoda over entrance to motor plant. Can 26. 100 feet. Skoda munitions, arms and general works taken from railway bridge. Skoda, with Col. Letov and Skoda managers walking past camera. Can 27. 100 feet. Colonel Letov and Skoda managers walking past camera. Skoda with train passing. VLSs, Skoda plant with chimneys and works, trains passing. INT, Skoda Plant, steel ingot, for cannon being carried red hot from furnace to press. Can 58. 100 feet. VS, pan of Skoda airplane (military) factory, workmen assembling planes. Officers, Czech pilot, inspecting line of planes in course of construction with sign on wall in BG that reads "Smoking Forbidden". Can 59. 100 feet. Workmen pushing military plane into hangar, with Czech colors on the tail. Two shots, men pushing finished plane, with pilot going past camera and getting into cockpit. Men pushing Czech plane with colors on tail, pilot jumping out of cockpit.

Event:  March 31-April 6, 1938
Pilsen, Czechoslovakia
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:49
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