Key to progress: machines in the service of men

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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The secret of the difference between the old and new civilization is the machine made to serve our daily needs. This film shows how, through machinery and its power, conditions of the worker and the standard of living has improved; production per person has increased; number and variety of goods produced has been improved.

Credits

production company

Crown Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:12:47:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

32270

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Labor productivity

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → Machinery - History

History → Technology and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological innovations

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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