Shirt factory

United Kingdom, 1963

Film
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A reaction, expressed in dance and mime, to a school visit to the local shirt factory; a protest at the monotony of piece work. Adapted from an original stage production for an end of term concert at Markfield Secondary School, North London.

Credits

director

Hazel Swift

production company

British Film Institute

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28487

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work environment

Crafts & Visual Arts → Performance art

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Music & Performing Arts → Modern dance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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