According to plan

United States, 1947

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Episode of Series “Engineering Drawing”.
The aim of this film is to help the beginning student to get started on the right track in their thinking about engineering drawing. It tackles this objective partly through an emotional appeal based on the combined stimulation of emotion, sight and sounds, and partly on the development of the simple theme “modern production requires that many people work together on a single project”. To do this they need a language, a means of communication, so that their work can be co-ordinated. This language is engineering drawing.


production company

Pathescope Company of America



Production places
United States
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Engineering Drawing

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Engineering Drawing


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Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Visual communication

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work groups

Crafts & Visual Arts → Visual communication

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Engineering - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Visual communication

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Visual communication

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering drawings

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




Black and White


16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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