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Skyscraper

USA, 1959 (MIFF 1960, Programme 4)

Director: Shirley Clarke, Irving Jacoby, Willard Van Dyke

A lyrical narration about the changing city of New York which centres around the erection of a skyscraper. A case history of this singularly American architectural form, it highlights the story of the new building from initial planning stages to completion and the roles of the many people who help affect the city's skyline.

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