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What in the World Is Water?

1967 11 min
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Water functions as a willing worker, shaping the land, shifting earth or rock, carrying the food by which plants survive, and so supporting other forms of life. This film is designed primarily to show the astonishing utility of this common substance, but it also shows the beauty of water in movement, from raindrops pelting the earth to the mighty cataract of Niagara.

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What in the World Is Water?

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Water functions as a willing worker, shaping the land, shifting earth or rock, carrying the food by which plants survive, and so supporting other forms of life. This film is designed primarily to show the astonishing utility of this common substance, but it also shows the beauty of water in movement, from raindrops pelting the earth to the mighty cataract of Niagara.
  • director
    Martin Defalco
  • producer
    George Pearson
  • script
    Kenneth McCready
  • commentary
    Douglas Cameron
  • photography
    Robert Nichol
  • editing
    David Green
  • sound editing
    Karl Duplessis

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