The Industrial city

United States, 1969

Film
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Uses a case study of the industrial city of Detroit in order to present a view of the function of the industrial community in modern American society. Emphasises the fact that the future of a city depends on the education, training and ability of the people. Also discusses the automobile industry where 10,000 cars are produced per day at this time. Touches on the problems of traffic congestion, pollution, poverty and clime.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

producer/director

Hermann D. Tauchert

Duration

00:15:38:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014561

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Automobile industry and trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial sociology

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industry - Social aspects

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

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile industry and trade

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industry - Social aspects

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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