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Dust Bowl, The

Synopsis
Contrasts past and present conditions of the Dust Bowl area of the southern Great Plains. Shows newsreel footage of the area during the dust storms of the early 1930s. Interviews residents in Dalhart, Texas, who weathered the dry years and now look forward to the future.
Series
Twentieth Century, Series
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 26 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1960
Availability
Hire
Uses
New Deal history, or in conjunction wth a film such as THE GRAPES OF WRATH in film study courses.*
Subjects
Agriculture; History
Keywords
drought; soils; United States of America

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Columbia Broadcasting System

Distributor

Name

Higher Education Film & Video Library

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
Catalogue available from British Universities Film & Video Council.

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