Profit, you gotta be out of your cotton pickin' mind

United States, 1974

Film
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Making a profit, the essence of business survival, is humorously traced in retelling the story of Eli Whitney and his cotton gin. This animated story illustrates a simple explanation of the need for profit in business.

Credits

director

Sam Weiss

producer

Nick Bosustow

production company

Stephen Bosustow Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:08:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27591

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business enterprises

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business forecasting

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Profit accounting

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Success in business

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economics

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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