Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.
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Watching the soaps in Salford, the "birthplace of a billion bubbles".
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A child's simple amusement leads us to the "birthplace of a billion bubbles", otherwise, and less romantically, known as the Irlam Co-operative Wholesale Society soap works in Salford. Here we see the workers and the processes behind the product that creates the bubbles that so captivate a little girl. This is a delightful promotional film for an essential everyday household item.
The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.