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Prelinger Archives: According to Plan-the Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The beauty and functionality of asbestos sidewalls. With a visit to Levittown, NY and an interview with Norman Denny, vice president of materials for Levitt & Sons, builders. An excellent film on 1950s standardized house-building processes during the growth of postwar suburbia.
Release Date
1952
Run Time
17 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 13, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
According to Plan-The Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America
Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America
Contents
  • Introduction: Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America (1:52)
  • Materials Created By Industrial Research (1:30)
  • Asbestos (2:07)
  • Postwar Housing Developments (2:27)
  • Levittown, N.Y. (2:14)
  • An Album of Home Building (2:42)
  • Added Color and Texture (2:13)
  • Sidewall Construction (2:14)
  • Credits: Prelinger Archives: According to Plan-The Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America (0:08)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1952.
Publisher no.
53788 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (17 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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