A Ship is born

Unknown, 1970

Film
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Offers an impressionistic view of shipbuilding and the baptismal launching of a ship, showing the relationship between man and his work. Shows the gaiety of the launching day contrasted with the tension of the workers, whose last job is to knock out the timber stills and send the ship down to the water.

Credits

production company

Film Polski

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28481

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Ship-building

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ship-building

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships - Launching

Documentary

Short films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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