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Title Work

Title No: 5581

Title: The city as man's home

Alternate Titles:

City in history

Lewis Mumford on the City

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1963 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Pictures the slums, giant public-housing complexes, mass suburbs, and anonymous and bleak luxury apartments to be found in large cities, explaining how they contribute to the lowering of communal standards of living. Discusses why communal standards are falling while personal standards of living are rising, and explains what cities can do to improve communal living standards."--WorldCat.

"Based on the book The city in history, by Lewis Mumford."--WorldCat

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 28 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Public housing; Urbanization; CIties and towns--History; Slums

WriterMacNeill, Ian
ProducerMacNeill, Ian
Author/Based onMumford, Lewis
CreatorNational Film Board of Canada
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Distribution CompanySterling Educational Films, inc.

Sources:  Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools, WorldCat

Items x1

5581-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library