Tea growing in Assam

United Kingdom, 1950

Film
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Shows the stages in the cultivation and processing of tea. A map shows the tea-producing areas of the world; Assam is taken as an example and scenes show workers planting out the young seeds and plants. Pruning, weeding and plucking are seen, and the factory processes described by animated diagrams. From Assam the tea goes to Calcutta and London, where it is blended with tea from other countries.

Credits

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Duration

00:11:23:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010629

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Export marketing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tea

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tea - India

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Assam (India)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tea - India

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International trade

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Assam (India)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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