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Title Louis Sullivan [videorecording] : the struggle for American architecture / Whitecap Films presents ; in association with Stock Yard Films] ; written, produced and directed by Mark Richard Smith ; co-producers, Michael Leber, Michael Kwielford, Stock Yard Films.

Publication Info. [Chicago] : Whitecap Films, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Edition [Widescreen].
Description 1 videodisc (97 mins) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Note Documentary.
Performer Participants, Ross Miller, Robert Twombly, Aileen Mandel; voiceover, Madolyn Smith Osborne.
Credits Cinematography, Pete Biagi ; editing, KIPP & K.C. Norman ; narrator, Mark Richard Smith ; music, Michael T. McLean.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Summary An overview of the career of Louis Sullivan, progenitor of the modern skyscraper, responsible for some of Chicago's most famous architecture.
Contents It must be tall -- Creating an American architecture -- In the wilderness -- The city beckons -- A tall and soaring thing -- The jewel boxes -- Building of a lifetime -- The year of reckoning -- Remember the seed germ.
Awards Kansas City FilmFest 2010, Best Documentary; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2010, official selection
Subject Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924.
Architects -- United States -- Biography.
Skyscrapers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture, Modern -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 19th century.
Architecture, Modern -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century.
Architecture, American.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- History.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Smith, Mark Richard, 1960- author of screenplay, producer, director, narrator.
Kwielford, Michael, producer.
Leber, Michael, 1975- producer.
Miller, Ross.
Twombly, Robert C.
Mandel, Aileen.
Whitecap Films.
Stock Yard Films.
Added Title Struggle for American architecture
ISBN 9780615392011

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