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Les reportages no 91 : Une maison par jour

Dir. : Georges Ayotte [National Film Board of Canada, 1944]

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Source : National Film Board of Canada
Length: 2:46 |

The 1950s were a time of rapid suburban growth. Made more accessible by the democratisation of automobile ownership, these suburbs claimed to give young couples an opportunity to buy property far from the noise and pollution of the city. This document vaunts the merits of prefabricated buildings, which were especially popular in the suburbs developed in the post-war years.

Film categories associated with this film : Construction and Urban life