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The Titanium Pigment Story

UK, 1956 (MIFF 1957, Wealth of the Earth)

Director: William Pollard

Discovered 150 years ago, titanium remained a curiosity until the 1920's when paint manufacturers realised the unique advantages of titanium dioxide as a pigment. After outlining the history of the pigment, the film shows stages in its manufacture, methods of testing and applications.

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