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The Plow that broke the Plains ; Night mail

Author: Pare Lorentz; Virgil Thomson; Basil Wright; Video Yesteryear.; Video Images (Firm)
Publisher: Sandy Hook, CT : Video Images, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first work is the story of America's Great Plains, which details the ravages of drought and the area's history, and the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The second work, by Britain's famed GPO Film Unit is a homage to the British postal and railway systems.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pare Lorentz; Virgil Thomson; Basil Wright; Video Yesteryear.; Video Images (Firm)
OCLC Number: 18906192
Notes: "1194."
Videocassette release of the documentary motion pictures The Plow that broke the Plains (1934), and Night mail (1936).
Performer(s): Writer/producer, Pare Lorentz, music, Virgil Thompson (in the first work) ; producers, Basil Wright, Henry Watt (in the second work).
Description: 1 videocassette (49 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Night mail
Responsibility: Video Yesteryear.

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The first work is the story of America's Great Plains, which details the ravages of drought and the area's history, and the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The second work, by Britain's famed GPO Film Unit is a homage to the British postal and railway systems.

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