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Workers Brooks and Doxey, West Gorton Works, Manchester (1900)

Some infectious youthful high spirits outside an engineering factory in Victorian Manchester.

Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins Silent


A star-struck adult who should know better tries to attract the camera's attention, but to no avail: this film belongs to the lively children and teenagers, workers or otherwise. Mitchell and Kenyon would return to Brooks and Doxey Ltd, a firm that produced machinery for the textile industry, the following year for an even better 'factory gate' production.