Tires

United States, 1976

Film
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Observes tyre sculptor William Weisz as he recycles discarded tyres into dragons, elephants, and other creative shapes and structures. Traces this process from the original manufacture of the tyres to the installation of the sculptures as safe and durable playground equipment. Without narration.

Credits

production company

International Film Foundation

Duration

00:11:33:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29584

Language

No spoken word

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tires, Rubber

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Tires, Rubber

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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