Buying land to build a house on can be a problem. Urban sprawl, unscrupulous developers, zoning laws and other bureaucratic complexities can dim the enthusiasm of even the hardest candidates. Using animation and humour we are shown the difficulties encountered by a couple who want to build “a little house out in the country”.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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In ACMI's collection
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)