Above ground iron mine

United States, 1972

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An old car reaches the end of the line mechanically, and is sent to the wreckers where it is ground into small bits of iron. These are sent to a smelter where it is processed into structural elements for buildings. We then see the owner of the first car driving a new car - beginning another cycle of use of materials.

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King Screen Productions


Paul Preuss



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United States
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