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Author: Ralph SteinerWillard Van DykeFrancis GuinanAngel Gil-OrdóñezTheodore LawrenceAll authors
Publisher: [Germany] : Naxos, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally shown at the 1939 World's Fair, this film comments on four types of cities: New England town, the unplanned industrial community, a crowded metropolis and the decentralized community.
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Genre/Form: City symphonies (Motion pictures)
Documentary films
Feature films
Short films
Nonfiction films
National Film Registry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Steiner; Willard Van Dyke; Francis Guinan; Angel Gil-Ordóñez; Theodore Lawrence; Lewis Mumford; Aaron Copland; Morris Carnovsky; Max Goberman; George C Stoney; Joseph Horowitz; American Institute of Planners.; Civic Films.; American Documentary Films.; Post-Classical Ensemble.; K & A Productions, Ltd. (Firm)
OCLC Number: 300298397
Notes: "The classic 1939 documentary film with a newly recorded soundtrack of the score by Aaron Copland"--Container.
Credits: Film editor, Theodore Lawrence ; music, Aaron Copland.
Performer(s): Francis Guinan, narrator; Post-Classical Ensemble ; Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor.
Event notes: Soundtrack recorded Oct. 15, 2007 at Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 1998 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes (8 pages)
Details: DVD, NTSC ; all regions ; fullscreen (4:3) presentation ; DTS digital surround, Dolby Digital surround or Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Special features: The city : with the original soundtrack (1939) / featuring Morris Carnovsky (narrator) and an orchestra conducted by Max Goberman (ca. 44 min.) --
Which playground for your child : Greenbelt or gutter? (2000) (ca. 15 min.) --
George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz (2007) (ca. 29 min.).
Other Titles: Which playground for your child.
George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz.
City (Motion picture : 1939)
Responsibility: K & A Productions Limited ; American Institute of Planners through Civic Films, Inc. presents ; produced by American Documentary Films, Inc. ; directed and photographed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke ; commentary [written by] Lewis Mumford.

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Originally shown at the 1939 World's Fair, this film comments on four types of cities: New England town, the unplanned industrial community, a crowded metropolis and the decentralized community.

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