Film, Video The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair

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Title
The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair
Contributor Names
Snody, Robert R. (Director)
Audio Productions (Production company)
Westinghouse Electric (Sponsor)
Steiner, William, 1903-1968 (Cinematographer)
Created / Published
1939
Subject Headings
-  Advertising
Genre
Advertising
Notes
-  Summary: "This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who believes in improving society by working through corporations. The Middletons experience Westinghouse's technological marvels at the Fair and win back their daughter from her leftist boyfriend"--Internet Archive.
-  Credits: Cast: Marjorie Lord (Babs), James Lydon (Bud), Ruth Lee (Mother), Harry Shannon (Father), Adora Andrews (Grandma), Douglas Stark (Jim Treadway), George J. Lewis (Nick Makaroff), Georgette Harvey (Maid). With Ray Perkins, Helen Bennett.
Medium
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
MAVIS identifier: 21068
Source Collection
AFI/David Shepard Collection
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format
image
video

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Chicago citation style:

Snody, Robert R, Audio Productions, Westinghouse Electric, and William Steiner. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. 1939. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00021068/. (Accessed January 18, 2018.)

APA citation style:

Snody, R. R., Audio Productions, Westinghouse Electric & Steiner, W. (1939) The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00021068/.

MLA citation style:

Snody, Robert R, et al. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. 1939. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00021068/>.