International operations

Canada, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “Corporation”.
The arrival of Steinberg’s French affiliate, Supermarches Montreal, on the outskirts of Paris is viewed here from the point of its cultural effects: the impact of the supermarket on the shopping and eating habits of the French; and the problems of adjustment by store employees, by Paris shoppers, and by local merchants who see their customers drift away. As Sam Steinberg makes his first visit to the French stores, many of these problems are seen at first hand. Voice and narration by Arthur Hammond.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer/director

Arthur Hammond

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1973

Appears in

Corporation

Group of items

Corporation

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016284

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Big business

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Corporate culture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Corporate image

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Corporations, Canadian

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management - Case studies

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Supermarkets

Animals & Wildlife → Food chains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → France - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → International relations and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Montreal (Quebec)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Paris (France)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Food chains

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Foreign Relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International business enterprises - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relations and culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pluralism (Social sciences)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food chains

Places → Montreal (Quebec)

Places → Paris (France)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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