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The Resource Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the great depression, (videorecording)

Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the great depression, (videorecording)

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Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the great depression
Title
Power and the land
Title remainder
four documentary portraits of the great depression
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The river: A documentary story of the Mississippi River tracing the history of the Mississippi. Emphasizes the need for conservation and reclamation ; The plow that broke the plains: focuses on the soil of the Great Plains ; The new frontier: offers a glimpse into an experimental "rural community" ; Power and the land: observes the daily activities of a dairy farming family in Ohio
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MDB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
The plow ...: Photographer, Ralph Steiner ; music composed by Virgil Thomson ; The river : Photography, Floyd Crosby, Stacy Woodard, Willard Van Dyke ; music composed by Virgil Thomson ; Power and the land : Director, Joris Ivens ; commentary, Stephen Vincent Benét ; music, Douglas Moore ; photography, Floyd Crosby, Arthur Ornitz ; script, Edwin Locke; The new frontier : Photography, W.R. McCarthy; script, John H. Caufield
Runtime
105
Series statement
Cinema of the New Deal
Technique
unknown
Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the great depression, (videorecording)
Label
Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the great depression, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
The river originally released as a motion picture by the U.S. Farm Security Administration in 1937 ; The plow ... originally released as a motion picture by the United States Resettlement Administration in 1936 ; The new frontier originally released as a motion picture made by the U.S. Film Service in 1934 ; Power and the land originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
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Color
black and white
Contents
The river (30 min.) / writer, director, Pare Lorentz -- The plow that broke the plains (26 min.) / writer, director, Pare Lorentz -- The new frontier (11 min.) / director, H.B. McClure -- Power and the land (38 min.) / director, Joris Ivens
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
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Extent
1 videocassette (105 min.) ;
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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