Better wages. Also explores ways of increasing productivity in different types of industries.

Color or Black and White?: B/W

Running Time: 17 mins 34 secs 1647 ft

Shot List


Man filing on vice: sharpening on old grind-stone Man pushing small hand mower Factory shot Man hammering small parts Country scene - pond: lorry in background Trafalgar square with buses - National Gallery Diesel engine - animation of assembly of engine Man on work bench with components Close up hands with parts Man filing on vice Hands tightening pins Hands with screwdriver hands assembling parts Man with long paper roll and worker Animated diagram - chart of left hand/right hand Animated diagram Layout of parts Man loading van with film cans - dropped Toy train set - boy on floor with set. Boy rubs tummy and pats head Boy writes on blackboard two-handed River - bridge and lone rover Animated diagram(no sound) College building (1950s) with cabs - College of Aeronautics Interior electric cab Ergograph Students watching Man working 16 mm projector Man assembling parts Woman being fitted with measuring lines and monitored by electronic recording. Man operating stills camera. Woman assembling parts Camera pattern of movements. Repeat with new methods Woman's hands with lights
attached Work bench again with boxes Man at bench hands working with electric file electric screw driver etc Foot pressing pedal Animated diagram General shot women working on mechanical assembly Various shots workers using various tools.