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Skyscraper

Author: Shirley Clarke; Irving Jacoby; Willard Van Dyke
Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY : Macmillan, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The change and growth of New York City is reflected in this case history of the construction of the Tishman Building. The human side of this project is enhanced by the intimate and animated conversation of the workmen who reveal the different stages involved in the completion of the skyscraper.
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Clarke; Irving Jacoby; Willard Van Dyke
OCLC Number: 317389771
Credits: Special effects, D.A. Pennebaker, Wheaton Galentine ; music, Teo Macero.
Description: 1 film reel (20 min.) : sound, b&w/col. ; 16 mm
Responsibility: directed by Shirley Clarke, Willard Van Dyke, and Irving Jacoby.

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The change and growth of New York City is reflected in this case history of the construction of the Tishman Building. The human side of this project is enhanced by the intimate and animated conversation of the workmen who reveal the different stages involved in the completion of the skyscraper.

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