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Treadle and Bobbin

USA, 1954 (MIFF 1959, Programme 11)

Director: W. Galentine

The treadle sewing machine stars in this rhythmic and imaginatively photographed film. A distinguished visual analysis of moving parts, well exploited for beauty and interest and notable for its fresh observation.

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