Queen cotton

United Kingdom, 1941

Film

Looks at the cotton industry in Lancashire which, in the middle of this century, supplied most of the world with cotton goods. Features cranes on the docks in Manchester unloading cotton from all over the world to supply the looms of Lancashire. Includes a fashion shows highlighting cotton fabrics used by well-known British designers. Photographed by Jimmy Rogers, music by William Alwyn and editing by C. Beaumont.

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Credits

director

Cecil Musk

production company

Merton Park

Language

English

Duration

00:13:54:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27678

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Clothing trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Cotton

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Cotton manufacture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Cotton picking

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fashion

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fashion design

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - England

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industry - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile fabrics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fashion

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fashion design

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile crafts

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile design

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile fabrics

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile printing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fashion

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → Industry - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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