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Young in Heart (clip 2)
This promotional film shows the development and production of the Hillman Imp car at the Linwood industrial plant.
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Music / Media Studies: Listen to the soundtrack without the image. Try to suggest what the film would be about. Then watch the clip and see the actual content. What surprises you?
Media Studies: Compare this clip to 'The Big Mill (clip 2 ). How do both clips use sound, pace, narration and editing to tell a story.
English: The narrator describes car manufacture as a "symphony of automation". Create a poem about the manufacture of the car.
Expressive Arts / English: Take a section of film and list the colours, shapes and patterns that you see. Suggest what these are designed to make you feel. As a follow up write an emotion poem based on one of the emotions you have identified.
Science / Technologies: Research car manufacturing today. To what extent is it completely automated using robots and machinery? What impact has this had on local jobs?
Geography: The Linwood factory was located in Paisely. Find out what is there now and develop an idea for a business that could promote the local area or your local area.
English / Technologies: List the different materials used to construct the car. What materials are used today?
Science / Technologies: Research aluminum. What else is it used for?
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