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Manufacture of Stilton Cheese
Ever wondered how your Christmas Stilton is made? All is revealed in this delectable short produced by pioneer Charles Urban.
Non-Fiction 1920 2 mins
A treat for cheese-lovers, this delectable short film reveals the near-miraculous process by which curds are cut from whey and coagulated milk becomes Stilton. The film was produced by Anglo-American pioneer Charles Urban, who screened the novel taste of England to cinemagoers in his native USA. Thankfully, it bears no resemblance to Urban's earlier film about Stilton, Cheese Mites (1903).
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