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Brilliant colour cartoon linking the business acumen of a potter in ancient Egypt with the activities of I.C.I. today. The rhymed commentary combined with the admirable visuals make this an outstanding film: never has the case for a vast semi- monopoly been more happily put. ... Read more
Produced primarily as a sales film, at the same time it is useful as an introductory film on the principles of polarization. Sketches the nature of light waves, the focusing of the light beam, the spectrum, the use of colour filters. Diagrams are employed to explain the theory of polarization ... Read more
An attempt at discovering and expressing a relationship between music and a mechanical process on an abstract level. Richard Arnell was commissioned by the Ford Motor Company to compose a symphonic piece inspired by a visit to their factory. The scriptwriter then wrote a detailed scenario to fit ... Read more
Filmed during the last few months before the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company's operations in Persia ceased in October 1951. Shows the country, the oil fields, the pipe lines, and the refinery at Abadan. An impression is given of the life led by British and Persian employees of the Company. ... Read more
An animated film, sponsored by Rolex Watches, using various symbols and devices to dramatize man's discovery and mastery of the hours. Sun-worshippers; measuring the hours by the shadows of obelisk and sundial; the first clocks, driven by the elements a Chinese fire clock, a Persian water clock, a ... Read more
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