Urban sprawl

United States, 1968

Film
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Shows how new techniques of planning can promote orderly growth and development, thereby counteracting the natural tendency of urban sprawl which ultimately creates blighted communities. Includes scenes of the upper East Branch of Brandywine Creek near Philadelphia.

Credits

producer

Stuart Finley

production company

Stuart Finley Productions

Duration

00:21:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1968

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29975

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing development - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing development - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing development - United States

History → Urbanization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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