There's always a better way. No. 1

United Kingdom, 1953

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Illustrates five ways in which new manufacturing techniques have reduced production costs; the removal of covering material in electrical cables using a foot operated device; binding vacuum cleaner bags to plastic caps; turning tubes of cloth inside out; provision of work benches for maximum efficiency; the use of two planing machines in series simplifying handling of timber to be planed on both sides.


production company

British Productivity Council






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial efficiency

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Great Britain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes


Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain




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