This Automation age

United Kingdom, 1964

Film
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An explanation and history of automation and the benefits and problems it can bring. Animated techniques are used to explain the meaning of automation, and the film illustrates its application in different walks of life.

Credits

director

John Fanner

production company

Greenpark Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:32:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29434

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Information technology - Social aspects

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Technology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → Technology and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological innovations

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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