The Tide of traffic

United Kingdom, 1972

Film
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Takes a world-wide look at our growing dependence on cars and road transport, and at the environmental impact of the congested motorways This film was BP’s contribution to the 1972 Stockholm United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.

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Credits

production company

Greenpark Productions

British Petroleum

producer

Humphrey Swingler

director

Derek Williams

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010929

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → City and town life

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic flow

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City and town life

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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