• Virgil Thomson
  • The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)

The film, written for the US Resettlement Administration (Department of Agriculture) and directed by Pare Lorentz, is available to stream on YouTube.
Contact the Pare Lorentz Center for video rental information.

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  • Narrator (opt)
  • 26 min

Listen

The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Prelude
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Pastorale (Grass)
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Cattle
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Blues (Speculation)
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Drought
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Devastation

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