The Lopsided wheel

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Life Around Us”.
The development of the wheel is illustrated from its invention to its use in computer machinery. Wheels of all kinds are shown and their common relation to certain laws of energy. This film highlights the problems created by wheels in the United States and other industrialised nations where there are too many, and in underdeveloped countries where there are not enough.

Credits

production company

Time-Life Films

producer

L. Richard Ellison

Duration

00:28:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Life Around Us

Group of items

Life Around Us

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322068

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial equipment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machine parts

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machinery

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Machinery

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → Technology and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Force and energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Inventions

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Kinetic energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machine parts

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motion

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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