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A City Is ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB528839
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Barrie Howells, George Pearson
Directors:  James Carney
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Architecture, Documentary
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1972
Running Time:  17m 59s


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More than buildings, more than people, a city is a total expression of purpose and aspiration, past and present. This is a multi-image look at the conglomerate city, composed of a whole stream of visual and auditory impressions presented without commentary. Often the screen subdivides--two, three, a dozen images appear at the same time, creating a counterpoint of the turbulence and discord, the harmony and sophistication of the big city.

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