World Bank

United Kingdom, 1955

Film
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The work of the International Banks for Reconstructions and Development. It stock is owned by fifty-eight countries and loans are made for projects to raise the standard of living and achieve a better balance of world trade. Projects shown include help in agriculture development and land reclamation in India; in laying an oil pipeline in Pakistan desert; a barrage to tame the Tigris in Iraq; irrigation tin the south of Italy and Sicily; a dam in Colombia and electrification in Mexico.

Credits

production company

BC Film Unit

producer

Norman Swallow

Duration

00:43:03:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015666

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Banks and banking

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Banks and banking, American

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Banks and banking, American

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic assistance

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development projects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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