American Suburbia Season 1
S01 E01Jan 1, 1941
Arteries of New York Jan 1, 1941 Shows transportation corridors leading into and out of New York City, and efforts at transportation and infrastructure planning.
S01 E02Jan 1, 1952
Our Community Jan 1, 1952 Illustrates the interdependence of people in a community by showing shared community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent.
S01 E03Jan 1, 1954
The Best Made Plans Jan 1, 1954 Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory. Uses the setting of a young child's birthday party to show how Saran Wrap can be used both for food preservation in the refrigerator and freezer and as an element in creative home and party decorations.
S01 E04Jan 1, 1956
In the Suburbs Jan 1, 1956 Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers. Shows typical facets of the family life of young couples living in the suburbs. Points out how Redbook Magazine, aimed exclusively at young adults, is of value to them. This is the movie about suburbia as it is widely imagined in pop culture.