Singing Wires (c. 1951)Streaming Video - 2010
Even by the middle of the 20th century, electricity was not universally found on farms across America. This Prelinger Archives film sings the praises of rural electrification through a dramatization of a friendly farm family whose work and play are transformed when their place is hooked up to the grid. Praised as a "sensitively done piece of Americana.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1951
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (22 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Singing Wires (c. 1951)