The Aga Cooker

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Episode of Series “Design Classic Series”.
Created by a blind Swedish designer Dalen in the 1920s, the Aga Cooker has been a symbol of English country life for the last 60 years. Sir Roy Strong, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, enthuses about the virtues of the Aga, as does advertising mogul, David Ogilvy, who began his career by selling the “Rolls Royce” of the kitchen, which cooks like a dream and costs like hell!

Credits

director

Roger Last

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35983

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Design, Industrial

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stoves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Design, Industrial

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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