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A Visit to Peek Frean and Co.'s Biscuit Works (1906)

| Short, Documentary
A look at typical activities taking place in the Peek Frean factory: First, the workers get up steam, as supplies of milk and flour arrive. Sheets of dough are rolled, then cut, shaped, and... See full summary »
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A look at typical activities taking place in the Peek Frean factory: First, the workers get up steam, as supplies of milk and flour arrive. Sheets of dough are rolled, then cut, shaped, and readied for baking. The camera then continues to show further events throughout the work day. Written by Snow Leopard

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Great print condition and interesting watch
10 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

What I like about this short is that the print is practically spotless; I can hardly believe the image survived in such a beautiful and pristine condition. Also the subject was interesting and despite the long length of this film I wasn't really bored. Viewers today will be like "Where's the story?" but fans of early cinema will appreciate watching the biscuit-making process from over 100 years ago. (For those who are interested, the film is included in the third volume of Kino's "The Movies Begin" set and is the only film by the directer H. G. Cricks in the whole set).


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