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Film, Video A city decides

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  • A city decides


  • "A 'racial' incident in Beaumont High School, St. Louis, shortly after integration in the schools of that city; how the school board of St. Louis planned and carried out their integration program"--Educational film/video locator, third edition, volume I, p. 973.


  • Guggenheim, Charles, direction
  • Heffron, Richard, 1930- production
  • Simon, Mayo, writing
  • Guggenheim Productions, inc
  • Fund for the Republic

Created / Published

  • 1956.


  • -  School integration--Missouri--Saint Louis


  • Sponsored films
  • Documentary films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Sponsored by The Fund for the Republic ; supervised by Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. ; photography by Victor Duncan.
  • -  According to the MAVIS record, this is a re-cut version of the film, however the film appears to be complete and the running time matches that given in secondary sources.
  • -  Source used: Prelinger, R. The field guide to sponsored films, 2006, p. 19.


  • 1 video file (digital) (ca. 29 min.) : sd., b&w.

Source Collection

  • MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020600727

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heffron, Richard, Production, Mayo Simon, Inc Guggenheim Productions, and Fund For The Republic. A City Decides. directeds by Guggenheim, Charlesection 1956. Video.

APA citation style:

Heffron, R., Simon, M., Guggenheim Productions, I. & Fund For The Republic. (1956) A City Decides. Guggenheim, C., dir [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Heffron, Richard, Production, et al. A City Decides. dir by Guggenheim, Charlesection 1956. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.