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Hands

Title
Hands [motion picture] / Pathé, for Works Progress Administration.
Publication
Washington : National Audio Visual Center, 1934.

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C.1 REEL 1 OF 1Moving imageBy appointment only M16 A-360 H C.1 REEL 1 OF 1 C.1 REEL 1 OF 1Offsite
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Additional Authors
  • Van Dyke, Willard.
  • Steiner, Ralph, 1899-1986.
  • United States. Works Progress Administration.
Description
1 film reel (3 min.) : si. b&w.; 16 mm.
Summary
This silent short presents a montage of hands: idle hands, hands at work, and finally, hands putting earnings from WPA projects back into circulation. Generally considered the first U.S. government film to convey a message artistically.
Subjects
Note
  • Credits: Directors, photographers, Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke.
Title
Hands [motion picture] / Pathé, for Works Progress Administration.
Imprint
Washington : National Audio Visual Center, 1934.
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Added Author
Van Dyke, Willard.
Steiner, Ralph, 1899-1986.
United States. Works Progress Administration.
Branch Call Number
M16 A-360 H
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