Above ground iron mine

United States, 1972

Film
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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.

Credits

director
production company

King Screen Productions

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32068

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Metal-work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Motor vehicles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Metal-work

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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