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Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the Great Depression

Label
Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the Great Depression
Title
Power and the land
Title remainder
four documentary portraits of the Great Depression
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The River dramatizes the history of the Mississippi River and its many tributaries. The Plow that broke the Plains focuses on the soil of the Great Plains. The New frontier offers a fortright, enlightening glimpse into an experimental "rural community" sponsored by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Power and the land observes the daily activities of a dairy farming family in Ohio
Related
Cataloging source
NjR
Characteristic
videorecording
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1898-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lorentz, Pare
  • Ivens, Joris
  • McClure, H.B
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Runtime
105
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  • Documentary films
  • Water resources development
  • Land use
  • Rural electrification
  • Electricity in agriculture
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the Great Depression
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • VHS
  • The River originally released as a motion picture by the U.S. Farm Security Administration in 1937
  • The Plow that broke the Plains originally released as a motion picture by the United States Resettlement Administration in 1936
  • The New frontier originally released as a motion picture in 1934
  • Power and the land originally released as a motion picture in 1940
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The River (1937) / written and directed by Pare Lorentz -- The Plow that broke the Plains (1936) / written and directed by Pare Lorentz -- The New frontier (1934) / director, H.B. McClure -- Power and the land (1940) / director, Joris Ivens
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
03-F33
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Power and the land : four documentary portraits of the Great Depression
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • VHS
  • The River originally released as a motion picture by the U.S. Farm Security Administration in 1937
  • The Plow that broke the Plains originally released as a motion picture by the United States Resettlement Administration in 1936
  • The New frontier originally released as a motion picture in 1934
  • Power and the land originally released as a motion picture in 1940
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The River (1937) / written and directed by Pare Lorentz -- The Plow that broke the Plains (1936) / written and directed by Pare Lorentz -- The New frontier (1934) / director, H.B. McClure -- Power and the land (1940) / director, Joris Ivens
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
03-F33
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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