Transfer of power

United Kingdom, 1939

Film
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A history of the toothed wheel. This film provides a clear exposition of the historical development of the means of transferring power from the simple lever to the wheel and pulley, and finally the gear. This film has become famous throughout the world for the imaginative parallel it draws between the development of mechanisation and the general progress of industrial civilisation.

Credits

director

Geoffrey Bell

producer

Sir Arthur Hallam Elton

production company

Shell Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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