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

production company

Greenpark Productions

director
Duration

00:32:30:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1964

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010819

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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