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Louis Sullivan [videorecording]: The Struggle for American Architecture

Whitecap Films presents ; in association with Stock Yard Films ; written, produced and directed by Mark Richard Smith ; co-producers, Michael Leber, Michael Kwielford, Stock Yard Films
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
An overview of the career of Louis Sullivan, progenitor of the modern skyscraper, responsible for some of Chicago's most famous architecture.
Director
Mark Richard Smith
Performers
Participants, Ross Miller, Robert Twombly, Aileen Mandel; voiceover, Madolyn Smith Osborne.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
97 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Documentary.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Variant Title
Struggle for American architecture
Awards Note
Kansas City FilmFest 2010, Best Documentary; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2010, official selection.
Edition
Widescreen
Contents
  • It must be tall
  • Creating an American architecture
  • In the wilderness
  • The city beckons
  • A tall and soaring thing
  • The jewel boxes
  • Building of a lifetime
  • The year of reckoning
  • Remember the seed germ.
ISBN
9780615392011, 0615392016
Credits
Cinematography, Pete Biagi ; editing, KIPP & K.C. Norman ; narrator, Mark Richard Smith ; music, Michael T. McLean.
Published
[Chicago]: Whitecap Films, [2010]
Description
1 videodisc (97 mins) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
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