The Scribe

Canada, 1966

Film
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A newspaper editor decides to do a story on industrial safety and sends a reporter to a large construction site. But the reporter is Buster Keaton whose antics at the building cause some consternatin. However, the sixteen basic safety rules which apply on large construction sites are effectively and humourously illustrated. This is Buster Keaton’s final film.

Credits

director

John Sebert

co-producer

Kenneth Neely-Ray

Ann Neely-Ray

production company

Film-Tele

Language

English

Duration

00:29:18:00

Colour

Black and White and Colour

ACMI Identifier

28264

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial safety

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial sites

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety education, Industrial

Comedy

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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