Building a set

United States, 1951

Film
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From the designer’s plans, the carpenter and back stage crew build the set. Drawing an outline on the stage floor (so rehearsals can go on), the crew order material, build flats and complete platforms and other details.

Credits

director

Betty Edmonds

Robert Edmonds

producer

Wesley Greene

production company

International Film Bureau

Language

English

Duration

00:08:56:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

31887

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Design - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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