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Teamwork: Past and Present

Canada, 1950 (MIFF 1954, Films and Labour)

An animated feature film which outlines the evolution of labor &ndash: management co-operation from early history to the present. Begins with an elementary example of co &ndash: operation between two cavemen. Then traces the development of master and worker relationships through successive eras of history.

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