New workers add to payroll and arms production as General Electric Plant operates in the United States during World War 2.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:5 min 18 sec Sound:Yes
Interiors of a house. A worker wakes up from bed, turns off his alarm clock, next to which his pipe sits. He washes, shaves, brushes his teeth and prepares eggs, over-easy, in frying pan and toast for breakfast. He takes his lunch box and heads off to work.Traffic along road. Cars pass on road. Workers arrive for work at General Electric factory. Guard checks workers entering. Workers work with various machines. Metal-milling machines, boring mills, foundries, presses and forges in operation. Designers and engineers work. Scientists in laboratory. Organizers and managers in discussion. Men and women at desks in office. Official adds worker to payroll in employment office. New workers examined and receiving orientation lectures. They are trained to operate complex machines. Construction machines in operation. Large crane operates. Workers build a brick wall. Door signs read 'Restricted Area - Aeronautics and Engineering Department'. Aircraft industry shows men working with various aviation instruments. Man wears electric flight suit with General Electric logo on its back. Aircraft in flight. Men work with radio equipment. Workers at radio assembly line. Men work on cannon tubes, aiding in war material manufacturing effort.
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