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The Great Mill Race

UK, 1975 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Robin Crichton

In this comedy about wool promotion, Johnny Braithwaite, a trainee weaver in Scotland, hears that once upon a time a sheep was sheared and its wool woven into a suit in a single working day. This gives him an idea for promoting the sale of the woollen textiles produced by his firm.

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