Things afoot

Australia, 1952

Film
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Envisages a world without shoes to prove how footwear is indispensable in modern everyday life. A visit to a shoe factory illustrates the many complicated machines used in the manufacture of footwear. Scenes at a technical school show how the young apprentice receives theoretical and practical training in the manufacture of shoes. The concluding section of the film lists the advantages of employment in the shoe trade; stability of employment, welfare schemes, recreational facilities, wages etc.

Credits

production company

Herschells Films

producer

Roy A. Driver

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1952

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010797

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Apprentices

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Footwear

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Footwear industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Occupations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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