The urban explosion

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  • Creator a Screenscope production in association with South Carolina ETV ; producer, Marilyn Weiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Washington, D.C.] : [Screenscope], [1999] ©1999
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm45286353
  • Credits
    • Cinematographer, Denis Boni ; editor, Ralph Quattrucci, Judith Herbert ; narrator, Kelly McGillis ; music, Frank Ferrucci


  • This film "journeys to four mega-cities to investigate a major challenge of the 21st century: how to shelter and sustain the world's exploding urban population without destroying the delicate balance of our environment"--Container. Locations: Mexico City, Istanbul, Shanghai, and New York City.


  • Originally broadcast in 1998? as a segment of the public television series, Journey to planet earth.
  • VHS; Hi-fi, stereo.
  • Closed-captioned.
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