Walter Spiel

United States, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “One Man”.
A study of the 62 year old news vendor who sells American and foreign newspapers and magazines at his stand on a Los Angeles street corner. The camera establishes the relationship between “Willy” and his consumers as they come to his stand and look through their choices before purchase.

Credits

production company

United States Information Agency

producer/director

James Fitzpatrick

Duration

00:10:20:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1968

Appears in

One Man

Group of items

One Man

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011642

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Newspapers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Occupations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Selling

Crafts & Visual Arts → Portraits

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Consumers

People → Portraits

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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