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Film, Video The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair

About this Item


  • The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair


  • Snody, Robert R. (Director)
  • Audio Productions (Production company)
  • Westinghouse Electric (Sponsor)
  • Steiner, William, 1903-1968 (Cinematographer)

Created / Published

  • 1939


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  • -  Summary: "This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who believes in improving society by working through corporations. The Middletons experience Westinghouse's technological marvels at the Fair and win back their daughter from her leftist boyfriend"--Internet Archive.
  • -  Credits: Cast: Marjorie Lord (Babs), James Lydon (Bud), Ruth Lee (Mother), Harry Shannon (Father), Adora Andrews (Grandma), Douglas Stark (Jim Treadway), George J. Lewis (Nick Makaroff), Georgette Harvey (Maid). With Ray Perkins, Helen Bennett.


  • Film, Video

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MAVIS identifier: 21068

Source Collection

  • AFI/David Shepard Collection


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Snody, Robert R, Audio Productions, Westinghouse Electric, and William Steiner. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. 1939. Video.

APA citation style:

Snody, R. R., Audio Productions, Westinghouse Electric & Steiner, W. (1939) The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Snody, Robert R, et al. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair. 1939. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.