Challenge to mankind

Canada, 1961

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Episode number 6 of Series “The Earth and mankind”.
Five world-renowned authorities voice their opinion on the threat to mankind of overpopulation, and tender some possible solutions. Views are expressed by Madam Pandit of India, Paul Hoffman of the United States, Lord Boyd Orr of the United Kingdom, Dr Victor Belaunde of Peru and Dr Hugh Keenleyside of Canada. Animation by Rene Jodoin and Kaj Pindal. Narrated by Stanley Burke.

Credits

co-producer

Donald Fraser

Nicholas Balla

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1961

Appears in

The Earth and mankind

Group of items

The Earth and mankind

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001870

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Interviews

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries - Population

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → International understanding

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Developing countries - Population

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Population density

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Population policy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Population

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human ecology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International understanding

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Population density

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Population policy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social policy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food supply

People → Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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