Roads in the sky

United States, 1962

Film
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Role of aviation in less technologically developed regions of the world. Tells the story of how the aeroplane helps economic development where roads and railways cannot economically be built. Includes a modern Canadian airport; a Mardi Gras, and mountainous terrain with old and new modes of land travel in Haiti; air commerce in the Brazilian hinterland and Brazilia.

Credits

production company

International Civil Aviation Organization. Public Information Office

Language

English

Duration

00:14:23:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27993

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Commerce

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautics - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Air transport - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Commerce

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development

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

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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