A is for Architecture

A is for Architecture


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This short documentary offers a panorama of ancient cities, palaces and temples whose splendor has awed mankind. The film moves from one tradition to another, illustrating how each reflects the sentiments and values of its time, from the massive temples of the pharaohs to the soaring skyscrapers of today.

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A is for Architecture, Gerald Budner & Robert Verrall, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Gerald Budner
    Robert Verrall
  • producer
    Colin Low
    Tom Daly
  • script
    James Beveridge
  • editing
    James Beveridge
  • photography
    Douglas Poulter
  • narrator
    William Needles
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn