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A Conversation with Frank Lloyd Wright : From NBC's Wisdom Series / NBC News.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNBC News.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©1953.
Description1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series The Wisdom Series: From the NBC Archives
Wisdom series (Culver City, Calif.) ^A1135808
Contents Frank Lloyd Wright: Born into Architecture (2:18) -- Frank Lloyd Wright Discusses Skyscrapers (2:15) -- Organic Architecture (2:20) -- Fallingwater: Home Location (1:47) -- Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin (2:04) -- Buildings Demand Environmental Conformity (2:55) -- Frank Lloyd Wright's Innovations in Architecture (2:01) -- Box as Fascist Symbol in Architecture (1:41) -- Frank Lloyd Wrights' Unique Church (2:18) -- Frank Lloyd Wright on Creating a City (3:05) -- Wright Chooses Honest Arrogance (3:16) -- Frank Lloyd Wright the Teacher (3:00) -- Credits:A Conversation with Frank Lloyd Wright - From NBC's Wisdom Series (0:20)
Abstract Filmed in several locations, this 1953 NBC interview features the icon of 20th-century architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, in discussions of his life, work, and philosophy. Wright divulges two of his earliest influences, one logical (Louis Sullivan) and the other somewhat surprising (his mother). The house in Oak Park is shown and discussed, as is the Fallingwater house and Wright's homes - Taliesin in Wisconsin and Taliesin West in California. A rural church that Wright designed is discussed as are interiors and exteriors of the Johnson Factory Building. Exploring his public persona, the architect makes no apology for choosing honest arrogance over hypocritical humility. He claims his greatest achievement will always be his next design.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: NBC News., 1953.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number43382s Films Media Group
Publisher number43391 Films Media Group

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