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Creosote

A Feature film by Joris Ivens

Production year : 1931

    Synopsis

    Joris Ivens was commissioned by the international creosote manufacturers to make an instructional film on the winning and use of creosote, which was obtained from coal tar and used to preserve wood. The Continental Committee for the Propagation of Creosote already had a tight plan for the film, and Ivens made a solid, scientific film on the production of creosote, including some animated sequences which were made by the Culture Department of the UFA in Berlin.

    Full credits (2)

    Screenwriter :

    Joris Ivens

    Directors of Photography :

    Jean Dréville, Eli Lotar

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Nature

    Coproducer countries :

    Netherlands, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Netherlands, France)

    Production year :

    1931

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono