City highways

United States, 1958

Film
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An example of how heavily populated areas and shifts of population affect the lives of people. Promotes an understanding and appreciation of civic projects. Shows the planning, construction and use of controlled-access highways through metropolitan centres.

Credits

director

Thomas Stanton

producer

Pat Dowling

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32017

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Population density

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - United States

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - Design

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - 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 → Express highways - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Population density

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

History → Urbanization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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