Shelter (USA)

United States, 1937

Film
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This film traces man’s growing ability to change the form of materials, and shows how the development of transportation has increased the variety and the supply of raw materials available to man, for building himself shelter from the elements. Examples range from African grass huts and Eskimo igloos to skyscrapers and individual homes in and industrialized country.

Credits

production company

EPPI Classroom Films

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1937

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009745

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Building

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dwellings

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human evolution

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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