Distributor:  National Film Board of Canada
Length:  29 minutes
Date:  1959
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
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A Is for Architecture

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A classic look at how architecture reflects the sentiments and values of the time.

A Is for Architecture

A panorama of ancient cities, palaces and temples whose splendor has awed mankind. The film moves from one tradition to another, illustrating how each reflects the sentiments and values of its time, from the massive temples of the pharaohs to the soaring skyscrapers of today

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Canada,Toronto Annual Canadian Film Awards 03-Jun-1960 Canada,Yorkton International Documentary Film Festival 17-Oct-1960 Italy, Rapallo International Film Festival 02-Jan-1960 Italy, Trieste International Exhibition of Electronics, Nuclear Energy, Radio, Television and Cinema 15-Jun-1960 Spain, Bilbao Ibero-American-Filipino Documentary Film Contest 01-Oct-1960 USA, Columbus Annual Film Festival 28-Sep-1962


Main credits

Verrall, Robert Alan (film director)
Budner, Gerald (film director)
Daly, Tom (film producer)
Low, Colin (film producer)
Needles, William (narrator)

Other credits

Animation camera, Douglas Poulter, James Wilson; actuality camera, Wally Gentleman; music, Eldon Rathburn; editing and commentary, James Beveridge.

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