A collection of promotional films made by Stanley L Russell for Scottish engineering companies.
The programme comprises:
Men of Iron (c. 1947, b/w) - An overview of iron propellor manufacture at the Blair Foundry of Andrew Strang & Co, Hurlford in Ayrshire.
A Romance of Engineering (1938, b/w) - Made for screening at the 1938 Empire Exhibition, this film shows the production of steel components at William Beardmore & Co's Parkhead Forge.
James Watt (1959, b/w) - A film about the life and work of the inventor of steam engines, James Watt.
Story of a Steel Wire Rope (1946, b/w) - An illustration of the manufacture of Martin Black & Company's wire ropes, highlighting all the various processes involved in production and testing.
Produced by - Panamint Cinema
Running time - 97 Minutes