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The Builders

USA, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 32)

Director: Hart Sprager

A film depicting the construction of a building in Los Angeles. The story, which starts with the first truck which takes excavated earth from the site and ends with the last worker waxing the new floors, is compressed into half an hour of cmema without words.

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Henry G. Smith

Australia, 1960
The first of a series dealing with Australian pioneers, this film, by the use of historic documents and apparatus, deals with the life and work of Henry G. Smith (1852-1924), one of our first organic… More »

Kew Gardens

UK, 1960
The film shows many aspects of the horticultural research carried out at Kew Gardens, London. ... More »

CHOGOLISA - THE BRIDE'S PEAK

Japan, 1959
The Himalayas have always attracted mountaineers of those nations interested in climbing, for the colossal peaks at the "Roof of the World", present the ultimate challenge. ... In 1958, the Academic … More »

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