Scandinavia: the rewards of excellence

United States, 1966

Film
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Describes similarities and differences in the geographic and cultural characteristics of Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Emphasises that skill, efficiency, and fine craftsmanship have enabled the Scandinavian people to make profitable use of meagre natural resources in developing an export trade and a high standard of living. Shows scenes of co-operative farming in Denmark, fishing off the coast of Norway, and manufacturing in Sweden.

Credits

production company

McGraw-Hill Films

Language

English

Duration

00:18:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28210

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture, Cooperative

Animals & Wildlife → Fish trade

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Denmark - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Norway - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Scandinavia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Collective farms

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sweden - Social conditions

Places → Scandinavia

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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