Valley town

United States, 1940

Film
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The story of how machines made a “boom” town with factories running at top speed, stores crowded with shoppers, money flowing freely - and of how more machines broke it. Considers the problem of capable workers thrown out of jobs because of high-speed machinery. Gives an idea of what this does to the human spirit and of the effect on a family. Finally offers as one solution the constant training of adults to keep them abreast of new developments ready for new and better jobs. Narrated by Ray Collins.

Credits

director

Willard Van Dyke

production company

Educational Film Institute, New York University

Language

English

Duration

00:24:26:00

Colour

Black and White

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