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Prelinger Archives: Singing Wires (C. 1951) [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Even by the middle of the 20th century, electricity was not universally found on farms across America. This Prelinger Archives film sings the praises of rural electrification through a dramatization of a friendly farm family whose work and play are transformed when their place is hooked up to the grid. Praised as a "sensitively done piece of Americana.
Release Date
1951
Run Time
22 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Singing Wires (c. 1951)
Contents
Singing Wires (c. 1951) (22:00)
Credits
Musical score by Emil Velazco ; Produced SRF Pictures, for Farm Journal.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1951.
Publisher no.
41763 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (22 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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