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Lorentz, Pare

Overview
Works: 147 works in 352 publications in 3 languages and 6,617 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews  Drama  Pictorial works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Editor, Author of dialog, Commentator, Scenarist, Producer, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1998.3.L67, 791.43023092
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The plow that broke the plains The river by Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Lorentz on film : movies 1927 to 1941 by Pare Lorentz ( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The river by Pare Lorentz ( Book )
10 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our daily bread and other films of the Great Depression ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our daily bread: A depression-era drama in which a young couple leads a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed. Includes a prologue to the movie by David Shepard. California election: Two fake newsreels used as conservative propaganda to paint the End Poverty in California's supporters as sluggardly, indecisive radicals as opposed to the respectable intelligent idealists of Republican incumbent Frank Merriam's camp. Secretly produced by MGM and Irving Thalberg. The plow that broke the plains. A visualization of the settlement and landscape changes to the Great Plains. The river: A record of the Mississippi River. Power and the land: Designed to convince American farmers of the necessity for rural electrification through farm cooperatives. Shows a dramatization of a family on an Ohio farm revealing the hardships of life on a non-electrical farm contrasted with the benefits brought by electricity. The new frontier: Shows how pioneers create a new community
The plow that broke the plains; suite for orchestra by Virgil Thomson ( )
5 editions published in 1942 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Roosevelt year; a photographic record by Pare Lorentz ( Book )
7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Censored; the private life of the movie by Morris L Ernst ( Book )
7 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Power and the land four documentary portraits of the great depression ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The River is a documentary of the Mississippi River tracing the history of the river while emphasizing the need for conservation and reclamation. The Plow That Broke the Plains details the ravages of drought and dust storms in the Great Plains which precipitated the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The New Frontier offers a 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 before and after electrification of their farm
The River a U.S. documentary film ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1937 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary story of the Mississippi River. Traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries ; shows that the destruction of forests has led to erosion and the loss of soil, floods, and the loss of lives and property ; and emphasizes the need for conservation and rehabilitation
The river by Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 River ; The plow that broke the Plains ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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 new deal documentaries ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These four government-sponsored educational shorts are tributes to Depression-stricken America, photographed by some of Hollywood's most notable cameramen. The River, nominated for a Pulitizer Prize in poetry, traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries and emphasizes the need for conservation and rehabilitation. The plow that broke the plains traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains. The new frontier describes a governmental program for jobless men. Power and the land portrays a farm family before and after electrification of their farm
The films of Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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. The river is a Depression-era documentary which chronicles the exploration and exploitation of the Mississippi River from the Civil War through the 1920s. The fight for life is a documentary on the struggle of a young doctor against disease and death during pregnancy and childbirth in a city slum
Nuremberg its lesson for today ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary record of the trials of the Nazi leaders at Nuremberg, Germany. Includes scenes from films made by the Nazis which were presented as the documentary evidence of the atrocities committed at concentration camps
The plow that broke the plains a U.S. documentary film ; The River : a U.S. documentary film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first work 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. The second work 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 development, and correlated Federal efforts
Nuremberg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary that tells the story of the Nuremberg trial of major German war criminals, 1945-46, interspersing trial sequences that match the four counts of the indictment with film footage of atrocities confiscated from the private libraries of high Nazi officials
The river a U.S. documentary film ; The plow that broke the plains ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first work provides a panoramic historical view of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, from the Civil War through the 1930s. Shows the growth of industry and agriculture and the resulting consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion, and flooding. One of the first films to call for social change, it concludes with scenes of regional planning, Tennessee Valley development, and correlated federal efforts to reverse the basin's exploitation and ruin. The second work depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought. Shows the New Deal's efforts to assist farmers hit by the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma
The River a U.S. documentary film ; The Plow that broke the plains ( Visual )
in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first work 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 development, and correlated Federal efforts. The second work 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
The Fight for life by Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a strong indictment against slum conditions and a gripping plea for greater medical knowledge in the field of obstetrics. Based on the book of the same title by Paul De Kruif
Two by Pare Lorentz ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The River traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and shows the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion, and flooding. 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
 
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Alternative Names
Lorentz, Leonard MacTaggart
Lorentz, Leonard MacTaggart 1905-1992
Languages
English (212)
German (4)
Chinese (2)
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