Spain and Portugal on the threshold of success

United States, 1966

Film
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Shows the geographic features, natural resources, and strategic location of Spain and Portugal; investigates their struggle to become modern industrial nations. Explains variations in types of agriculture because of differences in rainfall. Describes such industrial centres as Lisbon, Oporto, Madrid and Barcelona. Discusses the problems of the farmers of the Meseta region. Shows scenes of Jerez de Frontera, Bilboa, Valencia and Seville.

Credits

production company

McGraw-Hill Films

Centrol Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:19:27:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United States
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28781

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life - Spain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Spain

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Barcelona (Spain)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Madrid (Spain)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Portugal

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Spain - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Spain - Social life and customs

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Places → Barcelona (Spain)

Places → Madrid (Spain)

Places → Portugal

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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