The Shearing table

Australia, 1956

Film
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Demonstrates the shearing of sheep using mechanical shears. Old blad3 shears are compared with modern mechanical shears and both are seen in operation. A shearing table is examined, demonstrating the ease and comfort of a shearer using the table. Demonstrates the operation of a chain system of shearing in which a number of tables move around in a circle, each shearer working on a particular part of the sheep.

Credits

producer

Frank Land

production company

Australian Wool Corporation

Duration

00:11:27:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28458

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural innovations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Safety aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm equipment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Shearing sheds

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep shearers (Persons)

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep-shearing

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep-shearing - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Inventions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

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MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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