Crackpot, jackpot: Human contrasts and survival

United Kingdom, 1978

TV show
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Episode number 10 of Series “Botanic man”.
This program takes a look at the problems caused by the high energy consumption of modern countries and some possible solutions. It contrasts life in California, the inhabitants of a tower block who live in a completely controlled environment and the inhabitants of Mexico where Indians are farming land which is rich in oil and great changes are about to embrace them.

Credits

production company

Thames Television

producer/director

Terence Dixon

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Botanic man

Group of items

Botanic man

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304034

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

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

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Erosion

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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