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A Matter of Survival

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1969.
Series: National Film Board Screening Room
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:National Film Board of Canada Screening Room
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Much has been said about the predicament of the blue-collar worker in the automated world of industry. This film is about a similar threat to the white-collar worker in the business world. It portrays a situation in a company where computer methods are about to be introduced to take over much of the paperwork, consequently "making surplus" a number of responsible, long-time employees. The film poses the problem from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 978265417
Notes: Produced by the NFB for the Canadian Department of Labour.
Credits: Director/editing, Bernard Devlin ; producer, William Brind ; camera, Paul Leach ; sound editing, Karl Duplessis ; sound recording, Joseph Champagne ; consultant, Frances Bairstow ; re-recording, Roger Lamoureux, Michel Descombes.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (26 min.))
Series Title: National Film Board Screening Room
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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Much has been said about the predicament of the blue-collar worker in the automated world of industry. This film is about a similar threat to the white-collar worker in the business world. It portrays a situation in a company where computer methods are about to be introduced to take over much of the paperwork, consequently "making surplus" a number of responsible, long-time employees. The film poses the problem from the points of view of both management and of the employees concerned.

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