Searchlight on the nations

United States, 1949

Film
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This film deals with the international exchange of information through modern means of communication - press, radio, films, television, telegraph, cablegram. Half the human race does not have yet the means to hear the other half; half the human race remains a prey to superstition, poverty, ignorance, disease, fallacy and distortion of the truth. This is a history of the development of communications and how the UNO is working to break down the barriers to progress and international understanding.

Credits

co-director

Roger Barlow

Raymond Spottiswoode

producer

Stuart Legg

production company

United Nations. Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:20:42:00

Colour

Black and White

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