HOMESPUN

Close up shots of a woman demonstrating the craft of spinning wool on a wooden spinning wheel. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Elder Dalrymple Productions / Elder Films

Series:

  • Carrick classroom

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: HOMESPUN

Reference number: 2127

Date: 1934*

Sponsor: Glasgow Education Authority

Production company: [ Elder Dalrymple Productions]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.45 mins

Description: A demonstration of teasing, carding, spinning and weaving wool.

Teaching notes included. One of a series of educational films produced for Glasgow Education Authority. Film No. L-138. Distributed by Scottish Central Film Library from its inception in 1939. Originally shot on 35mm stock.

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Shotlist: Credits (0.11) Teasing and carding. Women teasing and carding wool (0.49) Spinning. gvs women spinning the wool (2.20) Weaving Shots of a man hand loom weaving a patterned fabric (2.38) The End (2.45)