The Resource The River ; The plow that broke the Plains

The River ; The plow that broke the Plains

Label
The River ; The plow that broke the Plains
Title
The River ; The plow that broke the Plains
Title variation
  • River & The plow that broke the Plains
  • River; and, The plow that broke the Plains
  • River
  • Plow that broke the Plains
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The River" traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Shows the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion, and flooding. Concludes with scenes of regional planning, Tennessee Valley Authority development, and correlated Federal efforts
  • "The plow that broke the plains" traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought
Cataloging source
NNC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lorentz, Pare
  • United States
  • United States
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
  • United States
  • United States
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water resources development
  • Mississippi River
  • Land use
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
  • Farmers
  • Farmers
  • Agriculture and state
  • United States
  • Historical films
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
The River ; The plow that broke the Plains
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Originally issued as motion pictures in 1936 (The River) and 1937 (The plow that broke the plains)
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 / written and directed by Pare Lorentz ; a United States documentary film, presented by the Farm Security Administration with the cooperation of the Public Works Administration, the Tenessee Valley Authority, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Army Engineers -- The plow that broke the Plains / written and directed by Pare Lorentz
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (54 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
02-F44
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The River ; The plow that broke the Plains
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Originally issued as motion pictures in 1936 (The River) and 1937 (The plow that broke the plains)
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 / written and directed by Pare Lorentz ; a United States documentary film, presented by the Farm Security Administration with the cooperation of the Public Works Administration, the Tenessee Valley Authority, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Army Engineers -- The plow that broke the Plains / written and directed by Pare Lorentz
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (54 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
02-F44
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

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