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Sidney Stratton's dream is to create a material that will never wear out or get dirty. When his bosses find out that he is conducting secret experiments, they ban him from being able to work in their laboratories. However, Stratton is able to get a job at the Birnley Mill as a laborer and creates his dream material. Soon, he is seen as a genius until trade unions and management realize that his invention will decrease demand and eventually put the industry out of business.