The Road to books

Sweden, 1951

Film
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An account of the community services provided by Swedish libraries. A typical library is shown - the building being attractively designed, spacious and well equipped. Aspects of library work include general reference and lending library, provision of material from central research libraries, picture collections, scores for music, gramophone records and documentary films. Special activities of the children’s department and adult education functions held at the library, are also shown.

Credits

director

Margaretha Rosencrantz

production company

Unesco

Svensk Filmindustri

Language

English

Duration

00:19:16:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27983

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sweden - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Sweden

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Libraries

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Library science

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Public libraries

Literature → Public libraries

Short films

Short films → Short films - Sweden

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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