Strand & Sheeler - Manhatta

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Manhatta (1929)


Directed and written by Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) and Paul Strand (l890-1976)


Charles Sheeler (1883-1965), a painter, and Paul Strand (l890-1976), a still photographer, made this 6-minute one reel documentary film of New York City based on the Walt Whitman poem "Mannahatta."


The film is distributed through




Charles Sheeler & Paul Strand (Directors). (1921). Manhatta. [Motion picture]. U.S.


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