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Singing Wires (c. 1951)

Streaming Video - 2010
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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, [2010], c1951
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (22 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Singing Wires (c. 1951)


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