Urban sprawl

United States, 1960

Film
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Shows the characteristic pattern of recent urban growth throughout the United States. Discusses the problems created by urban sprawl, explains the necessity for planning future development, and describes the factors that must be considered to make the best use of land space and to meet the total needs of people.

Credits

production company

Arthur Barr

Duration

00:14:46:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32332

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization - Environmental aspects

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

History → Urbanization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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