People by the billions

Canada, 1960

Film
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Episode of Series “The Earth and mankind”.
Examines the implications of the population explosion, showing that “standing room only” on our planet may become a possibility as the human race increases. A fanciful notion today, migration to another planet may hold the only hope five hundred years from now.

Credits

producer

Donald Faser

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:27:52:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1960

Appears in

The Earth and mankind

Group of items

The Earth and mankind

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

008241

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human settlements

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Overpopulation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Population density

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Overpopulation

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

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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