Treadle and bobbin (TEFC)

United States, 1954

Film
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The machine, in one form or another, has become such a household necessity that we tend to forget the wonder and magic of the days when it was just beginning to earn its place by the hearth. The first suave ambassador from the court of mechanical efficiency to woo and win Grandma’s heart was the redoubtable sewing machine. Whirring and purring in the parlour, its virtuoso performance beguiled both young and old. Without commentary.

Credits

producer/director

Wheaton Galentine

production company

Film Images

Duration

00:07:47:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29721

Language

No spoken word

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sewing machines

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sewing machines

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Machinery - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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