SummaryOriginally shown at the 1939 World's Fair, this documentary film comments on four types of cities: New England town, the unplanned industrial community, a crowded metropolis, and the decentralized community; Which playground for your child features interviews with three people living in Greenbelt, Md. at the time of the film; George Stoney, documentary filmmaker, discusses the 1939 film with Joseph Horowitz.
ContentsThe city (43:40)
The city, with the original soundtrack (1939) (orchestra; Max Goberman, conductor) (43:40)
Which playground for your child : greenbelt or gutter? (2000) (15:09)
George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz (2007) (29:15).
Cities and towns
-- United States.
City and town life -- United States.
City planning -- United States.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States.
Motion picture music.
|Publisher|| [Place of publication not identified] :Naxos,2009
|Other Titles|| Which playground for your child.
George Stoney in conversation with Joseph Horowitz.
1899-1986, director, director of photography.
Van Dyke, Willard, director, director of photography.
Gil-Ordóñez, Angel, conductor.
Carnovsky, Morris, narrator.
Lawrence, Theodore, editor of moving image work.
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990, commentator.
Goberman, Max, 1911-1962, conductor.
Stoney, George C., interviewee.
Horowitz, Joseph, 1948- interviewer.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. City.
American Institute of Planners, production company.
Civic Films, production company.
American Documentary Films, production company.
Post-Classical Ensemble, performer.
Soundtrack recreated by Post-Classical Ensemble; Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor.
Narrator, Morris Carnovsky ; film editor, Theodore Lawrence ; commentary, Lewis Mumford ; music, Aaron Copland.
DVD; aspect ratio 4:3.
1 videodisc (131 min., 44 sec.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.