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The Living City

United States, 1953
Documentary, Short


An award winning documentary short by John Barnes and Haskell Wexler which surveys the need for redevelopment of American cities and the forces which have created problems in urban areas; describes obstacles which deter the elimination of blighted areas and the relief of traffic congestion.

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The Living City Directed by John Barnes, Haskell Wexler

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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