Working in a store

United Kingdom, 1950

Film
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The second film in the series “Is this the job for me?” shows what it is like to work in a stores as seen through the eyes of a young girl who has just left school. It gives an unvarnished account of the life of a salesgirl; points out the advantages and disadvantages of this type of work and describes the opportunities for advancement.

Credits

production company

Basic Films

producer

Sir Arthur Hallam Elton

director
Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323228

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Retail trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Stores or stock-room keeping

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Retail trade - Vocational guidance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Vocational guidance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Vocational guidance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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