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The Resource The city, produced by American Institute of Planning through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, (videorecording)

The city, produced by American Institute of Planning through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, (videorecording)

Label
The city
Title
The city
Statement of responsibility
produced by American Institute of Planning through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Originally shown at the 1939 World's Fair, this classic show comments on four types of cities: New England town, the unplanned industrial community, a crowded metropolis and the decentralized community
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
AZS
Characteristic
videorecording
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City (Motion picture : 1939)
Credits note
Editor, Theodore Lawrence ; commentary, Lewis Mumford ; music, Aaron Copland
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
HT166
LC item number
.C58 2009
PerformerNote
Narrator: Morris Carnovsky
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  • 1899-1986
  • 1895-1990
  • 1900-1990
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  • Steiner, Ralph
  • Van Dyke, Willard
  • Mumford, Lewis
  • Carnovsky, Morris
  • Copland, Aaron
  • American Institute of Planners
  • Civic Films
  • American Documentary Films
Runtime
132
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  • City planning
  • Cities and towns
  • Quality of life
  • Urban ecology (Sociology)
Technique
live action
Label
The city, produced by American Institute of Planning through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Soundtrack recreated by Post-classical Ensemble ; music director, Angel Gil-Ordóñez ; artistic director, Joseph Horowitz
  • DVD release of the 1939 documentary film
  • Special features include: Which playground for your child : greenbelt or gutter (2000) ; George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz (2007)
Accompanying material
1 guide
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
300298397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (131:44 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
747313523153
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
2.110231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)300298397
System details
DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital; DTS digital surround; aspect ratio 4:3; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The city, produced by American Institute of Planning through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Soundtrack recreated by Post-classical Ensemble ; music director, Angel Gil-Ordóñez ; artistic director, Joseph Horowitz
  • DVD release of the 1939 documentary film
  • Special features include: Which playground for your child : greenbelt or gutter (2000) ; George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz (2007)
Accompanying material
1 guide
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
300298397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (131:44 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
747313523153
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
2.110231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)300298397
System details
DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital; DTS digital surround; aspect ratio 4:3; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD

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