Manufacturing operations at Jack & Heintz Company war plant, Bedford Ohio, during World War II
Bedford Ohio USA Date:1943, June Duration:3 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
Workers engaged inside the Jack and Heintz war plant in Bedford, Ohio, in 1943, during World War 2. The company designed and manufactured aircraft starters, automatic pilots, motors, and other aircraft parts and accessories for the U.S. Military. Film opens showing a machinist at his work station. Behind him is a bird cage, containing a facsimile of a turkey, a sign reading "Watch and Pray," and a picture of an American flag. Next, a row of other workers is seen. They stand att individual work stations working on small parts. A pinup picture of girl holding a bugle ia on the wall behind one worker. Closeup of the picture. Another worker has decorated his workplace with flowers. He pauses to smell them. He is smoking a cigar and responding rhythmically to music heard faintly in the background. View of employee chewing candy as he works. When another speaks to him, he shoves some of his candy into the other's mouth.. View of three girl pinup pictures on the wall. Another work station with picture of a pinup girl in a swing. Closeup of that picture.
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