The Westward movement. Part 5. The Gold rush

United States, 1965

Film
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The 1840 Gold Rushes brought a flood of hardy adventurers to California; people of different races, nationalities, professions, and trades who dramatically advanced the settlement of the west; transformed San Francisco into a metropolis, and provided a great stimulus to commerce in the United States.

Credits

director

Stanley Croner

producer

John W Caughey

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:23:08:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32635

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold mines and mining

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Miners

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human settlements

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources

Crafts & Visual Arts → Gold

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gold

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human settlements

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Gold mines and mining - California - History - 19th century

History → History

History → United States - History - 19th century

History → West (U.S.) - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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