A World of difference

United Kingdom, 1963

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About the manufacture, care and uses of textile fibres. Looks at the four main fibres - animal (wool), vegetable (cotton), chemical (nylon), and raw vegetable material (rayon). Examines the most commonly used fibres - the natural animal and vegetable fibres and those made chemically like nylon and terylene. Shows how an understanding of their natures helps in following the simple but necessary rules for avoiding trouble when washing, especially with the newer synthetics. Script, Sarah Erulkar; editor, Nicholas Gurney; music, Edward Williams; animation director, Henry Stringer.

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producer

Anthony Gilkison

production company

Rayant Pictures

director

Sarah Erulkar

Duration

00:22:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1963

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