Submerged glory

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “International zone”
In every continent there are milestones which mark humanity’s progress from pre-history to the age of the atom. From the temples in Cambodia to the Cathedral in Chartres, these creations stand as a common treasure. Today the temples of Nubia are threatened with inundation by the waters soon to rise at the Aswan Dam; Unesco has called for a worldwide effort to save them.

Credits

production company

United Nations Television

producer

Alistair Cooke

Duration

00:27:43:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Appears in

International Zone

Group of items

International Zone

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010395

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cathedrals

Crafts & Visual Arts → Temples

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Temples

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Cathedrals

History → Antiquities - Collection and preservation

History → Cathedrals

History → Civilization - History

History → Historic buildings - Conservation and restoration

History → Historic sites

History → History

History → Temples

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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