Teamwork: past and present

Canada, 1950

Film
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This first cell-animated film produced by the NFB traces the development of the master/worker relationships through successive eras of history. Stone engravings record a complete absence of cooperation between the Egyptian ruler and his slaves but, beginning with the Greeks and Romans, there was a gradual change towards recognition of the labourer. With the growth of factories, the trend received a setback, but reasserted itself through the expediencies of World War II, which saw the formation of the first Labour Management Production Committee (LMPC) in Britain. In post-war Canada the film shows LMPCs well implanted in industrial life, with the Industrial Production Cooperation Board giving official government recognition. Animation by Colin Low.

Credits

producer

Michael Spencer

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:11:18:00

Colour

Colour

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