The Rape of the earth

United Kingdom, 1948

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Episode of Series “This Modern Age”.
This film puts squarely before its audience the seriousness of the question of world-wide misuse of the soil resources of the earth. Primitive peoples have not caused more devastation than civilised peoples; in fact, they have caused less, for civilised humans organises agricultural and pastoral activities on a greater scale.

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Credits

production company

J. Arthur Rank Organisation

Duration

00:20:47:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1948

Appears in

This Modern Age

Group of items

This Modern Age

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

312847

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Nature - Effects of human beings on

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil degradation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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