The Skilled worker

Canada, 1958

Film
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Episode of Series “Nature of Work”.
This film examines the inroads of automation on whole areas of satisfaction and reward in work, as exemplified in the story of a craftsman who finds his carefully acquired manual skills displaced by a machine. (Award: Stockholm)

Credits

director

Morten Parker

producer

Nicholas Balla

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:29:24:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28600

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee morale

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial efficiency

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manual labor

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work environment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Workmanship

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artisans

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automation - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industrial relations - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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