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

producer/director

Terence Dixon

production company

Thames Television

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38762

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

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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