Something I came across whilst browsing the web. Made in 1939 and commentary written by Lewis Mumford.
The point made in this film is that density and industrialization prevent the city from being a place where social interaction and socialization can occur. The solution presented is that cities must be open to nature and that separate uses should not be in close proximity to each other. I think we all know where this train of thought deposited us...
From a historical perspective, I think it's very interesting to see some of the ways this idea was promoted, that this film saw it as a social justice issue, and not the personal-freedom-of-car-ownership that came about during the 1950s.
So, what does everyone think?