Simplification

Denmark, 1953

Film
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Simplification in manufacturing and the consequent benefits to producer and consumer. How standardisation of sizes, reduction of the number of sizes and types of an article produced have resulted in smoother work flow, greater specialisation and reduced handling costs. Examples from the wood industry, where simplification has enabled well-designed furniture to be produced at very reasonable cost, while standard sizes of barrel staves and fruit and fish cases enable mills to use scrap wood and slack time knowing that the product can be readily sold as required. Stresses the relation between planned production, consumer needs and advertising. English soundtrack.

Credits

director

Soren Melson

production company

Nordisk Film Junior

Language

English

Duration

00:19:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28554

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Advertising

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial efficiency

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Crafts & Visual Arts → Size and shape

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Denmark

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Advertising

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Size and shape

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Consumers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Size and shape

Short films

Short films → Short films - Denmark

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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