To warm the world

Australia, 1965

Film
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Describes the manufacture of Laconia woollen blankets as seen through the eyes of a little girl who cares for her own flock of sheep and wonders what happens to the wool after her sheep are shorn. Shows the fleece being scoured, dyed, carded and spun into yarn; weaving, milling, piece dyeing and mothproofing processes; and the drying, cutting and finishing of each blanket.

Credits

production company

Laycock, Son and Co

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322924

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool industry - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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