Pare Lorentz; Thomas Chalmers; Virgil Thomson; Basil Wright; Harry Watt; Benjamin Britten; Video Images (Firm); Video Yesteryear (Firm)
Videocassette release of two classic documentaries: The Plow that broke the Plains [originally produced as motion picture in 1934] and Night mail [originally produced as motion picture in 1936].
|制作人员：||Music [for Plow that broke the Plains], Virgil Thomson ; music [for Night mail], Benjamin Britten ; photographers [for Plow that broke the Plains], Ralph Steiner ... [et al.] ; photographers [for Night mail], Jonah Jones, Chick Fowle.|
|演员：||Thomas Chalmers [for Plow that broke the Plains].|
|描述：||1 videocassette (49 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.|
|责任：||written and directed by Pare Lorentz. Night mail / produced by Basil Wright and Harry Watt.|
The first work depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. The second work examines the L.M.S. Railway and the Royal Mail system prior to World War II.