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The city / [presented by] American Institute of Planners through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke ; commentary, Lewis Mumford.
Santa Monica, CA : Pyramid Media, between 1990 and 1999]
1 videocassette (44 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Cities and towns
Quality of life
Urban ecology (Sociology)
New York (N.Y.)
In motion pictures
Steiner, Ralph, 1899-1986
Van Dyke, Willard
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990
American Institute of Planners
American Documentary Films
This famous film on urban development was made to be exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair. A classic both in the history of short film and in the concern for quality of life in our cities, it deals with four phases of town building: the New England town, the unplanned industrial community, the crowded metropolis and the designed suburban community.
Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 1939.
Film editor, Theodore Lawrence ; narrator, Morris Carnovsky ; music, Aaron Copland.
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The city [videorecording] / [presented by] American Institute of Planners through Civic Films, Inc. ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke ; commentary, Lewis Mumford.