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The Social life of small urban spaces (1979)
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Call no.:
VHS HT158 .W492 1988
Title:
The Social life of small urban spaces
Originally produced:
1979
Format:
VHS
Summary:
A small group of observers, the "Street Life Project", sets out to study how people use the parks and plazas of the city. With the help of time-lapse filming they find that what makes a place work are the basics--a place to sit, for example, food, sun, a passing show.
Credits:
by William H. Whyte.
Publication:
Los Angeles, CA : Direct Cinema Limited, 1988,c1979.
Details:
1 VHS (60 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Municipal Art Society of New York
Street Life Project
Production:
Photography, William H. Whyte, Marilyn Russell.
Notes:
Produced by the Municipal Art Society of New York and originally issued as a motion picture in 1979.
Container says [copyright symbol] 1990.
Related text of the same title by William Hollingsworth White, c1980.
Subjects:
Pedestrian areas Social aspects New York (N.Y.)
Open spaces Social aspects New York (N.Y.)
Parks Social aspects New York (N.Y.)
Plazas Social aspects New York (N.Y.)
Art and architecture videos.
Genre:
Documentary films.
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Location: Fine Arts Library Circulation Desk
Format: VHS
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Documentary films
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
Title: Social life of small urban spaces
Production studio: Municipal Art Society of New York
Production studio: Street Life Project
Film technique: Live action