Lancashire's time for adventure

United Kingdom, 1948

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Episode of Series “This Modern Age”.
For more than 200 years cotton, grown on the other side of the world, has been coming to Britain to be spun and woven. A moist climate, money for the development of mills, and inventors whose machines taught mass-production to the world - Lancashire had all these. But today one-third of Lancashire’s spindles and looms are idle. The memory of past booms and slumps has resulted in a grave shortage of operators. Schemes to improve working conditions and wages have been put into operation.

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J. Arthur Rank

Duration

00:21:20:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1948

Appears in

This Modern Age

Group of items

This Modern Age

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ACMI Identifier

005965

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Great Britain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mass production

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automation - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development projects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Great Britai

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → England - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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